Effect of automatic backflushing on number of new intramammary infections, bacteria on teatcup liners, and milk iodine.

@article{Smith1985EffectOA,
  title={Effect of automatic backflushing on number of new intramammary infections, bacteria on teatcup liners, and milk iodine.},
  author={Thomas W. Smith and Richard Eberhart and Shannon B Spencer and E M Kesler and Gabrielle L. Hargrove and Rod W Wilson and C W Heald},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1985},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={424-32}
}
Effect of an automatic iodine (15 ppm) backflushing system on incidence of new intramammary infections, teatcup liner bacterial populations, and milk iodine was tested in a herd free of Streptococcus agalactiae and with a low prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus. In an 11-mo trial, backflushing was applied to teatcups that milked the right half of the udder; the left half served as control. Clawpieces were divided into left and right halves with each having a milk outlet. Postmilking teat… CONTINUE READING

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