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  • President's Message
  • 49th Annual Meeting (2010)

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM - February 03, 2010 12:00 AM

    President's Message

    President's Report

    • Norm Schuring, GEA WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, USA

    Pre-Conference Symposium – Worldwide Trends Affecting Demand for Milk

    What's for Dinner? The Animal Welfare Movement, Agenda Building and Policy Making

    • Wes Jamison, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

    Scientific, Educational and Ethical Challenges Facing the Dairy Industry

    • Candace Croney, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA ;
    • Naomi A. Botheras, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA

    Modern Dairy Production Systems Integrating Biologic, Economic, Environmental, and Social Issues to Address Consumer Concerns

    • Bill Wavrin, Sunny Dene Ranch LLC, Mabton, Washington, USA

    Dairy Farmers Besieged

    • Dennis T. Avery, Hudson Institute, Churchville, Virginia, USA

    Low Input Approaches to Dairy Farming in the United States

    • Tessa Marshall, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

    Production and Consumption of Raw Milk

    • Michael Payne, Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, University of California, Davis, California, USA

    General Session I – Motivating Farmers to Produce High Quality Milk

    Motivating Farmers: Insights from Social Psychology

    • Chris Garforth, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

    Motivating Isn't Just About the Money

    • Henk Hogeveen, Dept of Farm Animal Health, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands, Business Economics, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands ;
    • Kirsten Huijps, Dept of Farm Animal Health, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands ;
    • Jolanda Jansen, Communication Science, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands ;
    • Theo J.G.M. Lam, Dutch Udder Health Centre UGCN, Deventer, the Netherlands

    Making Quality Milk Simple

    • David Sumrall, Dairy Production Systems, High Springs, Florida

    Working as a Team to Implement Milk Quality Programs ­– Osterkamp Dairy Milk Quality Program

    • Mark Osterkamp, Osterkamp Dairy, Hereford, Texas, USA ;
    • Eduardo Garbarino, Progressive Dairy Health Services, Clovis, New Mexico, USA

    Keys to Motivating Farm Workers to Harvest High Quality Milk

    • Jorge M. Estrada, Leadership Coaching International, Puyallup, Washington, USA

    General Session II – The Science of Treatment

    Pharmacologic Aspects of Mastitis Treatment

    • Geof W. Smith, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

    Efficacy of Alternative Treatments: a Science-Based Approach is Essential

    • John Barlow, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA

    Is Mastitis Painful and is Therapy for Pain Beneficial?

    • Ken. Leslie, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Camilla Kielland, Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences, Norwegian School of Vet. Science, Oslo, Norway ;
    • Suzanne Millman, Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

    Practical Methods to Evaluate Treatment Outcomes

    • Martin Green, The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Leicestershire, United Kingdom ;
    • Andrew Bradley, Quality Milk Management Services Cheddar, Wells, Somerset, United Kingdom, The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Leicestershire, United Kingdom

    The Scientific Basis for Using On-Farm Culture Systems

    • Greg Keefe, Maritime Quality Milk, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Jennifer McCarron, Maritime Quality Milk, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Kimberley MacDonald, Maritime Quality Milk, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada ;
    • Marguerite Cameron, Maritime Quality Milk, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

    General Session III – Reaching the Global Dairy Industry in Developing Countries

    The Emerging Dairy Industry in China

    • James S. Cullor, University of California, Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center, Tulare, California, USA

    Improving Milk Quality in Developing Countries with References to Southeast Asia and Indochina

    • Gene R. Monfore, ABS Global, Inc. Visalia, California, USA

    Dairying and Milk Quality in Latin America

    • Abelardo Martinez, Hoard’s Dairyman en español, Tlalnepantla, México

    General Session IV – Managing the Environment to Reduce Mastitis and Improve Milk Quality

    Improving the Welfare of Dairy Cattle: Implications of Freestall Housing on Behavior and Health

    • M.A.G. Von Keyserlingk, Animal Welfare Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ;
    • D.M. Weary, Animal Welfare Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Dry Lot Dairy Management

    • Dennis Armstrong, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

    Milk Quality and Environmental Regulations – Addressing the Challenges

    • Carol Collar, University of California Cooperative Extension, Kings and Tulare Counties, Hanford and Tulare, California, USA ;
    • Noelia Silva-del-Río, University of California Cooperative Extension, Kings and Tulare Counties, Hanford and Tulare, California, USA

    Research and Developments Summaries Session

    Vitamin D Signaling in the Bovine Mammary Gland is part of the Innate Immune Response to Bacterial Pathogens

    • Corwin D. Nelson, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA, National Animal Disease Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • Timothy A. Reinhardt, National Animal Disease Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA ;
    • John D. Lippolis, National Animal Disease Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA

    Cows Genetically More Susceptible to Mastitis Have Altered Neutrophil Migration Patterns

    • Alexandra A. Elliott, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • J. Dunlap, S. Minkin, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • S. Minkin ;
    • J. Biggerstaff, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • G.M. Pighetti, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Variation in Daily Shedding Pattern of Staphylococcus aureus in Naturally Occurring Intramammary Infections

    • Jennifer Walker, Päivi Rajala-Schultz, Fred DeGraves, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

    Evaluation of the Risk of Transmitting Staphylococcus aureus Strains Between Replacement Heifers Through Commingling at a Heifer Rearing Facility

    • Michaela A. Kristula, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA ;
    • Marie-Eve Fecteau, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA ;
    • Billy I. Smith, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA ;
    • Sheri Young, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA ;
    • Shelley C. Rankin, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA

    Association of Coagulase Negative Staphylococcal Species and Milk Somatic Cell Count of Cows from the Canadian National Cohort of Dairy Farms

    • J. Perry, University of Missouri ;
    • JR Middleton, University of Missouri ;
    • S. Dufour, Montréal, Québec, Canada ;
    • D. Scholl, Montréal, Québec, Canada ;
    • C. Calloway, Atlantic Veterinary College, CBMRN ;
    • S. Anderson, Atlantic Veterinary College, CBMRN ;
    • I. Dohoo, Atlantic Veterinary College, CBMRN

    The Impact of Forestripping and Lag -time on Holstein Cows Milked Thrice Daily

    • Rick Watters, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Norm Schuring, GEA WestfaliaSurge, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, USA ;
    • Hollis Erb, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Ynte Schukken, David Galton, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • David Galton

    Factors Associated with Coliform Count in Raw Bulk Milk

    • Jose Pantoja C. F., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Marcelo A. Silva, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Douglas J. Reinemann, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Assessment of Milking Unit Alignment

    • Marcelo A. Silva, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Ana C.O. Rodrigues, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Utility of Pre-partum Parameters for Predicting Intramammary Infection at Calving in First Calf Heifers on a Grazing Dairy

    • Davin R. Ringen, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • Tessa S. Marshall, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia, Missouri, USA

    The Impact of Administering Antibiotics to Subclinically Infected Quarters on Somatic Cell Counts and Udder Health

    • Diane M. Tearney, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. USA ;
    • David R. Bray, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. USA ;
    • Roger P. Natzke, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. USA

    Posters Presented Only at the Technology Transfer Session

    Using the Data of the Milk Flow Curve to Evaluate Milking Performance in Southeastern Sicily Dairy Farms

    • M. Gambina, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • A. Difalco, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Licitra, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy, D.A.C.P.A., Università di Catania, Italy

    The Effect of Over-Pressure on Teat-End Condition

    • Aaron K. Kochman, Lauren AgriSystems, New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA ;
    • Sara Little, Lauren AgriSystems, New Philadelphia, Ohio, USA

    Mamyzin Milk Quality Award: 10 Years of Experience

    • Martin Pol1 ;
    • Mario H Sirvén, MHS &

    Risk Factors for Clinical Mastitis Outcomes

    • Martin Pol, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Cecilia Baumberger, AgriMetrica LLC, Ellensburg, Washington, USA ;
    • Javier Chaves, AgriMetrica LLC, Ellensburg, Washington, USA

    Using Automated Internet Systems in Milk Quality Monitoring

    • Mark L. Kinsel, AgriMetrica LLC, Ellensburg, Washington, USA ;
    • Jeffrey K. Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

    Field Evaluation of the Pathoproof Mastitis PCR Assay for the Detection of Staphylococcus aureus Infected Cows Using DHI Samples

    • Charlotte Friendship, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • David Kelton, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Deb Van de Water, CanWest Dairy Herd Improvement, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Durda Slavic, Animal Health Laboratory, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Mikko Koskinen, Finnzymes Oy, Keilaranta, Espoo, Finland

    Bacterial Counts and Their Association with Bulk Tank Milk Standard Plate Count

    • Julia Maito, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Mercedes Gavidia, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Liliana Tirante, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    The Effects of Inoculum Volume and Extended Sampling on the Microbiological Detection of Naturally Occurring Staphylococcus aureus Intramammary Infections

    • Jennifer Walker, Päivi Rajala-Schultz, Fred DeGraves, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Päivi Rajala-Schultz, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Fred DeGraves, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

    Somaticell: an Evaluation of this Somatic Cell Count Method in Different Situations

    • Daniel Da Silva Penachio, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego Borin Nóbrega, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe De Freitas Guimarães, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Isolation of Yersinia enterocolitica and Other Pathogens in Bulk Tanks of Dairy Farms Located in São Paulo State, Brazil

    • Simone Baldini Lucheis, Agência Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegócios – APTA Centro-Oeste – Unidade de Pesquisa de Bauru – São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego Borin Nóbrega, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Anna Vicente de Sá Valezka, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Staphylococcus Coagulase Negative and Other Mastitis Pathogens in Different Dairy Herds in São Paulo State, Brazil

    • Simone Baldini Lucheis, Agência Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegócios – APTA Centro-Oeste – Unidade de Pesquisa de Bauru – São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego Borin Nóbrega, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Anna Vicente de Sá Valezka, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Real-Time QPCR-based DNA Mastitis Analysis Using the Preserved DHIA Sample

    • Jere High, Lancaster Dairy Herd Improvement Association, Manheim, Pennsylvania, USA

    PathoProof Mastitis PCR Assay and Sensitivity Validation of a New Test Kit for Rapid Identification of Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae and Mycoplasma bovis From Bovine Milk

    • M. Silvennoinen, Finnzymes Diagnostics, Espoo, Finland ;
    • J. Holopainen, Finnzymes Diagnostics, Espoo, Finland ;
    • & M.T. Koskinen, Finnzymes Diagnostics, Espoo, Finland

    Specificity and Sensitivity Study of DairyGUARDTM SensorArray Platform for the Detection of Mastitis Pathogens

    • N. Smit, Safeguard Biosystems, Inc., Toronto, Canada ;
    • H. Klapproth, Safeguard Biosystems, Inc., Toronto, Canada ;
    • P. Piunno1, H. Frey , Safeguard Biosystems, Inc., Toronto, Canada ;
    • H. Frey ;
    • R. Card, Veterinary Laboratory Agency, New Haw, United Kingdom ;
    • P. Wakeley, Veterinary Laboratory Agency, New Haw, United Kingdom ;
    • B. Lam, Norgen Biotek Corp., Thorold, Ontario, Canada ;
    • S. Shamim, Norgen Biotek Corp., Thorold, Ontario, Canada

    Development of Electrochemical Sensor for Detecting Mastitis Milk

    • S. Ayano, Kurashiki Research Center, Kuraray Co., LTD, Okayama, Kurashiki, Japan ;
    • Y. Nikaido, Kurashiki Research Center, Kuraray Co., LTD, Okayama, Kurashiki, Japan ;
    • T. Nishi, Kurashiki Research Center, Kuraray Co., LTD, Okayama, Kurashiki, Japan ;
    • K. Oka, Kurashiki Research Center, Kuraray Co., LTD, Okayama, Kurashiki, Japan ;
    • K.Okada $lastName, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan ;
    • J. Fukuda, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan ;
    • H. Suzuki, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

    A New Method of Analyzing Daily Milk Production and Electrical Conductivity to Predict Disease Onset

    • Jeffrey K. Reneau, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Joanna M. Lukas, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • Richard L. Wallace, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, USA

    Use of the PortaSCC® Goat Milk Test for On-farm SCC Monitoring

    • Wai Tak Law, PortaCheck, Inc., Moorestown, New Jersey, USA ;
    • Ayoma R. Finlay, PortaCheck, Inc., Moorestown, New Jersey, USA

    Detection of Mycoplasma bovis from Milk Samples by Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction

    • Sukolrat Boonyayatra, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • John M. Gay, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • Thomas E. Besser, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • Ashish Sawant, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington ;
    • Ziv Raviv, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Larry K. Fox, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

    Use of Incubation and Petrifilm to Enhance Recovery of Staphylococcus aureus from Cases of Subclinical Mastitis

    • Leane Oliveira, Ana C.O. Rodrigues, Carol Hulland and Pamela L. Ruegg ;
    • Ana C.O. Rodrigues, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Carol Hulland ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Efficacy of Two Chlorine Dioxide-Based Barrier Teat Disinfectants

    • Mario Benavides G. Lopez, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Susan I. Headrick, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Mark J. Lewis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Barbara E. Gillespie, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Lisa M. Bauer, Middle Tennessee Research and Education Center, Spring Hill, Tennessee, USA ;
    • David Johnson, Middle Tennessee Research and Education Center, Spring Hill, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Ken Lamar, Middle Tennessee Research and Education Center, Spring Hill, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Camelia Traistaru, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Fahim Ahmed, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Thomas Hemling, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Analysis of the Influence of Milk Production and Number of Lactation in Bovine Mastitis Caused by Environmental Pathogens in a Selected Dairy Farm

    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego Borin Nóbrega, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Benedito Donizete Menozzi, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Intermittent Milking, Milk Yield at Dry-Off and Intramammary Infections at Subsequent Calving

    • Päivi J. Rajala-Schultz, Departments of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Kari A. Newman, Departments of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Fred J. DeGraves, Departments of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Jeffrey Lakritz, Departments of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

    Antimicrobials Sensitivity Profile and Detection of the Beta -Lactamase in Strains of Staphylococcus spp. Isolated in Cases of Bovine Mastitis

    • Anna V. V., Academic Unity of Veterinary Medicine, Centre of Health and Rural Technology, UFCG ;
    • Felício Garino Jr., Academic Unity of Veterinary Medicine, Centre of Health and Rural Technology, UFCG ;
    • Luiz Trevisan F. A., Academic Unity of Veterinary Medicine, Centre of Health and Rural Technology, UFCG ;
    • Expedito Camboim K. A., Academic Unity of Veterinary Medicine, Centre of Health and Rural Technology, UFCG ;
    • Arthur P. Almeida, Academic Unity of Veterinary Medicine, Centre of Health and Rural Technology, UFCG ;
    • Simone Lucheis B., Agência Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegócios – APTA Centro-Oeste – Unidade de Pesquisa de Bauru – São Paulo, Brazil

    Correlation of Mastitis Occurrence and Teat Callosity Score

    • Marcela Manzi De Pinho, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Patrícia Yoshida Faccioli, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego Borin Nóbrega, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Marcella Zampoli Troncarelli, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Benedito Donizete Menozzi, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Helio Langoni, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Comparison of Mastitis Behavior in Holstein and Jersey Cows in Two Different Seasons of the Year

    • Diego Borin Nóbrega, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe De Freitas Guimarães, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Patrícia Yoshida Faccioli, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Simone Baldini Lucheis, Agência Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegócios – APTA Centro-Oeste – Unidade de Pesquisa de Bauru – São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

    Prevalence and Incidence of Clinical Mastitis at Early Lactation in Dairy Farms with Low Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count of Argentina

    • E. Izak, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • S. Ackermann, Mastitis Prevention Services, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Subclinical Mastitis is Associated with a Reduced Development of Ovarian Follicles

    • M. Mahbubur Rahman, DSA- Dept Animal Science ;
    • Maria Mazzilli, DIPAV- Dept Animal Pathology, Hygiene and Vet Public Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy ;
    • Georgia Pennarossa, DSA- Dept Animal Science ;
    • Tiziana A.L. Brevini, DSA- Dept Animal Science ;
    • Alfonso Zecconi, DIPAV- Dept Animal Pathology, Hygiene and Vet Public Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy ;
    • Fulvio Gandolfi, DSA- Dept Animal Science

    Epidemiology of Intramammary Infection in 100 Herds Following Udder Health Control Program

    • Alfonso Zecconi, DIPAV- Dept Animal Pathology, Hygiene and Vet Public Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy ;
    • Maria Mazzilli, DIPAV- Dept Animal Pathology, Hygiene and Vet Public Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy ;
    • Renata Piccinini, DIPAV- Dept Animal Pathology, Hygiene and Vet Public Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

    Management Factors and Time to Clearance of Mycoplasma Mastitis: a Preliminary Report

    • V. Punyapornwithaya, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • L.K. Fox, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • D.D. Hancock, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • G.M Gay, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA ;
    • J.R. Alldredge, Department of Statistics, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

    Efficacy of Two Chorine Dioxide-Based Postmilking Teat Disinfectants

    • Mario Lopez Benavides, DeLaval, Research and Development, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Susan Headrick, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Mark Lewis, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Barbara Gillespie, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Hugh Moorehead, Dairy Research Education Center (DREC), Lewisburg, Tennessee, USA ;
    • J. David Plunk, Dairy Research Education Center (DREC), Lewisburg, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Camelia Traistaru, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Fahim Ahmed, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Thomas Hemling, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Stephen Oliver, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Does Norepinephrine Promote the Growth of Mastitis Causing Escherichia coli?

    • Preston H. Morris, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • M.L. Riggle-Moxley, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ;
    • Gina M. Pighetti, Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

    One Step Acid Cleaner For Efficient CIP Cleaning Applications

    • Fahim U. Ahmed, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • N. Camelia Traistaru, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Mark Troupe, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Thomas C. Hemling, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Evaluation of Efficacy of Pre-Milking Udder Preparations

    • I. Laquiere, DeLaval; Kansas City, Drongen, Belgium, and Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • T.C. Hemling, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • A.J. Bradley, University of Nottingham, Langford, Bristol, United Kingdom

    Clinical Effects and Economic Benefit of an Internal Teat Sealant Administered at Dry-Off

    • Paul Baillargeon, Pfizer Santé Animale, Kirkland, Quebec, Canada ;
    • Stephen LeBlanc, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Relationship Between Lying Behavior and Incidence of Intramammary Infection in Cows Milked in Automated Systems

    • Trevor J. DeVries, University of Guelph, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Kenneth E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Herman W. Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ;
    • Jack Rodenburg, DairyLogix Consulting, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Guy Seguin, Dairy Farmers of Ontario, Casselman, Ontario, Canada

    Efficacy Evaluation of a New Vaccine Against Bovine Mastitis: Field Trial Results

    • Ricard March, Research and Development Department, HIPRA, Barcelona. Spain ;
    • Antoni Prenafeta, Research and Development Department, HIPRA, Barcelona. Spain ;
    • Marta Noguera, Research and Development Department, HIPRA ;
    • Roger Guix, Marketing Department, HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain ;
    • Antoni Foix, Research and Development Department, HIPRA, Barcelona. Spain

    Implementation and Evaluation of a HACCP-based Approach to the Control of Mastitis on Irish Dairy Farms

    • L. Beekhuis, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • C. Devitt, School of Applied Social Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • L. O’Grady, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • D.J. More, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • P. Whyte, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • M.L. Doherty, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

    Methods for Evaluating the Properties and Efficacy of Teat Dip Formulations Designed as Barriers to Microorganisms

    • Pasquale P. Vicario, Bing Wang, John Pascoe, Irina Grigorian, Zichun Lu, Megan DeRose and Silka von Dyck ;
    • Bing Wang ;
    • John Pascoe ;
    • Irina Grigorian ;
    • Zichun Lu ;
    • Megan DeRose ;
    • Silka Dyck

    Study of the Humoral Immunological Response After Vaccination With a Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm-Embedded Bacterin in Dairy Cows: Possible Role of the Exopolysaccharide Specific Antibody Production in the Protection From Staphylococcus aureus Induced Mastitis

    • Antoni Prenafeta, Research and Development Department, HIPRA, Barcelona. Spain ;
    • Ricard March, Research and Development Department, HIPRA, Barcelona. Spain ;
    • Antoni Foix, Research and Development Department, HIPRA, Barcelona. Spain ;
    • Isidre Casals, Serveis Cientificotècnics de la Universitat de Barcelona, Unitat de Tècniques Separatives i Síntesi de Pèptids, Amer (Girona), Barcelona. Spain ;
    • Llorenç Costa, Research and Development Department, HIPRA, Barcelona. Spain

    Efficacy of an Escherichia coli J5 Mastitis Vaccine in an Experimental Challenge Trial

    • A. Foix, A. Prenafeta, D. Torrents and R. March ;
    • A. Prenafeta ;
    • D. Torrents ;
    • R. March

    Monitoring of the Efficacy of a Bio-hygienization Treatment on the Reduction of the Microbial Load in Cubicles with Mats of an Italian Dairy Herd

    • Michela Favretti, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, San Donà di Piave (VE), Italy ;
    • Paolo Moroni, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Milano (MI), Italy ;
    • Valerio Bronzo, Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Milano (MI), Italy ;
    • Sergio Cavalli, SOP srl, Busto Arsizio (VA), Italy ;
    • Andrea Zanierato, SOP srl, Busto Arsizio (VA), Italy

    Efficacy of a New UV-Based On-Farm Pasteurizer vs. a Standard Batch Pasteurizer in Bacteria-Seeded Milk and Colostrum

    • Charles Gradle, GEA Farm Technologies, Inc., Romeoville, Illinois, USA

    Effect of Storage on Physical and Microbiological Features of Recycled Manure Solids

    • C. Locatelli, University of Milan, Milan, Italy ;
    • A. Casula, University of Milan, Milan, Italy ;
    • S. Milesi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy ;
    • A. Zanierato, Animal Production Practitioner, Italy ;
    • R. Varano, Animal Production Practitioner, Italy ;
    • P. Moroni, University of Milan, Milan, Italy ;
    • L. Scaccabarozzi, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

    Use of Milk Lactose Concentration as an Indicator of Mastitis Following the Validation of a Novel In-Line Milk Analysis System Designed to Measure Milk Components

    • Hayden Karp, Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA ;
    • Christina Petersson-Wolfe, Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

    Behavioural Changes of Dairy Cows During Drying-Off Using Abrupt Cessation of Milking

    • Kimberley A. Painter, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Elise H. Tatone, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Ken E. Leslie, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

    Appendix

    NMC Position Statement on the Consumption of Raw Unpasteurized Milk

    Summary of Peer-Reviewed Publications on Efficacy of Premilking and Postmilking Teat Disinfectants Published Since 1980 (last revised 2009)