Farmers Guardian mastitis control article

Published 17 June 15

"The DairyCo Mastitis Control Plan is proving to be effective in controlling the disease for some herds which are saving as much as 2-3p per litre," farmers Guardian reports  - Friday 12 June edition. Facts and information from the article AHDB Dairy "Reduce Mastitis to increase herd health and the farms bottom line" were used to support the article.  

Mastitis remains one of the most challenging endemic diseases affecting dairy cattle in GB and worldwide both in terms of the cost to production and the welfare of affected cows. This article describes some of the costs associated with mastitis and outlines why the AHDB Dairy Mastitis Control Plan is an effective tool in the control of mastitis and is a way to save 2-3p per litre in some dairy herds.