Selective dry cow treatment in dairy cows

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Scherpenzeel, C.G.M.;
  • Publisher: Utrecht University
  • Subject: Udder Health | Economics | Dry cow | Veterinary medicine | Antimicrobials | Dairy | Attitude
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

In the dairy industry, udder health is associated with mastitis management, of which blanket dry cow treatment has been an important part for decades. To prevent the udder from new intramammary infections during the dry period, the use of blanket dry cow treatment has b... View more
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