A field investigation of subclinical mastitis in sheep in southern England.

@article{Watkins1991AFI,
  title={A field investigation of subclinical mastitis in sheep in southern England.},
  author={Greg Watkins and Angeliki Rothi Burriel and John Edward Jones},
  journal={The British veterinary journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={147 5},
  pages={413-20}
}
The prevalence, aetiology and epidemiological features of subclinical mastitis were investigated in 358 lowland ewes in seven flocks in southern England. Milk samples (2092) were collected at 3-weekly intervals; those which were both bacteriologically and Whiteside test positive were deemed to have originated from glands with subclinical mastitis. The period prevalence of subclinical mastitis was 11.7% and the prevalence remained relatively constant over the course of lactation (5.5-7.0%). The… CONTINUE READING

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