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  • Presidents Report
  • 51st Annual Meeting (2012)

    January 22, 2012 12:00 AM - January 24, 2012 12:00 AM

    Presidents Report

    President’s Report

    • J. Eric Hillerton, DairyNZ, Hamilton, New Zealand

    General Session I: Milk Quality and Trade – A Global Perspective

    Dairy Trade Players: Past and Future (paper not available)

    • Jay Waldvogel, Dairy Farmers of America, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    Eliminating Roadblocks: Finding Opportunities (paper not available)

    • Matt McKnight, US Dairy Export Council, Arlington, Virginia

    General Session 2: Responsible Antibiotic Use through Innovation in Treatment and Prevention of Mastitis

    Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for Human and Animal Health on Dairy Farms

    • John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

    Use of Antibiotics in The Netherlands: How to Achieve a Reduction of 50%

    • Tine Van Werven, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands, University Farm Animal Practice, Harmelen, The Netherlands and Ingeborg M. van Geijlswijk, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands ;
    • Ingeborg Geijlswijk

    The Politics of Legislating Antimicrobial Use in Animal Agriculture

    • Bhushan Jayarao, Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA ;
    • Marty Soehnlen, Oak Ridge Institutes of Science and Education, U.S. Army Public Health Command, Region Europe

    On-Farm Culture Use Experience and Impact on Antimicrobial Use

    • Greg Keefe, 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

    Bacteriocins: Applications in Prevention and Treatment of Mastitis

    • Joseph H. Crabb, ImmuCell Corporation, Portland, Maine, USA

    Potential Role of Medium Chain Fatty Acids in Prevention and Control of Mastitis

    • Sofie Piepers, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • Sarne De Vliegher, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

    General Session 3: Communicating the Mastitis Control Message

    Motivating Farmers to Change

    • Theo J.G.M. Lam, Dutch Udder Health Centre UGCN at GD Animal Health Service, Deventer, The Netherlands, Department of Farm Animal Health, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands and Jolanda Jansen, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Lelystad, The Netherlands ;
    • Jolanda Jansen

    The Acceptance of a United Kingdom Mastitis Control Plan

    • Andrew J. Bradley, Quality Milk Management Services, Wells, Somerset, UK, The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Leicestershire UK ;
    • James E. Breen, Quality Milk Management Services, Wells, Somerset, UK, The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Leicestershire UK ;
    • Christopher D. Hudson, The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Leicestershire UK ;
    • Hugh Black, DairyCo, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Kate Cross, DairyCo, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, United Kingdom ;
    • Martin J. Green, The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Leicestershire UK

    The €uroMilk and CellCheck Mastitis Control Plans in Ireland and Acceptance by Farmers

    • F. McCoy, Animal Health Ireland, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co., Leitrim, Ireland ;
    • C. Devitt, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium ;
    • S. More, Centre for Veterinary Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland ;
    • K. Heanue, Rural Economy Research Centre, Teagasc Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co., Galway, Ireland ;
    • K. McKenzie, Motiveworks, Dublin, Ireland

    The History of Mastitis Control in Florida

    • David R. Bray, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

    Taking Advice and Putting it into Action

    • Eric J. Diepersloot, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

    Featured Symposium: Using Precision Dairy to Improve Milk Quality

    Precision Dairy: Milk Quality and Beyond

    • Jeffrey M. Bewley, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

    Milk Sensor Systems: How Can We Use the Data?

    • Albert De Vries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

    Animal Activity: Ways to Monitor Activity for Disease

    • Christina S. Petersson-Wolfe, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA ;
    • Emily E. Yeiser, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

    Using Monitoring Technology to Reduce Bacterial Counts and Improve Raw Milk Quality

    • Kristy H. Campbell, Dairy Cheq, Charleston, Tennessee, USA

    The Impact of Robotic Milking on Milk Quality, Cow Comfort and Labor Issues

    • Jack Rodenburg, DairyLogix Consulting, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada

    The Use of Robotic Milkers in the Real World: Badger Valley Farm

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    • Julie Heintz, Badger Valley Farm, Caledonia, Minnesota, USA

    The Use of Robotic Milkers in the Real World: Hillcrest Dairy Farms

    • Brad Kremer, Hillcrest Dairy Farms, Pittsville, Wisconsin, USA

    Panel Discussion: The Use of Robotic Milkers in the Real World

    • Ben Smink, Lely USA Inc., Pella, Iowa, USA

    Research and Developments Summaries Session (Also Presented as Posters at the Technology Transfer Session)

    Systemic Prepartum Treatment of Heifers with Penethamate Hydriodide: Effect on Milk Yield, Somatic Cell Count, Clinical Mastitis Incidence and Culling Hazard During First Lactation

    • Pieter Passchyn, Milk@vice, Torhout, Belgium, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium ;
    • Sofie Piepers, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • Sarne De Vliegher, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

    Efficacy of an Internal Teat Sealant in the Prevention of Clinical Mastitis Occurring in the First 100 Days in Milk

    • Martin Pol, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina ;
    • Salvador Bonfanti, Lactodiagnostico Sur, Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Testing the Efficacy of Pre-milking Teat Dips Based on Non-inferiority and Naturally Occurring New Intramammary Infections

    • Alejandro Ceballos-Marquez, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, Instituto de Biotecnología Agropecuaria, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia ;
    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Bradley J. Rauch, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Tom Hemling, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Ynte H. Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Genetic Diversity and ESBL Production of Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated from Dairy Farms

    • Hélio Langoni, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Diego B. Nóbrega, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Marcos V. Guiduce, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Felipe F. Guimarães, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Danilo M. Ribolli, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Maria Cunha, São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Simone B. Lucheis, Paulista Agency of Agribusiness Technology, São Paulo, Brazil

    Dietary Supplementation to Enhance Immunity Against Mastitis in Dairy Heifers Vaccinated Against Staphylococcus aureus: An Update

    • Valerie Eubanks, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA ;
    • Stephen Nickerson, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA ;
    • David Hurley, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA ;
    • Felicia Kautz, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA ;
    • Justin Graham, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA ;
    • Neil Forsberg, OmniGen Research LLC, Corvallis, Oregon, USA ;
    • Yonqiang Wang, OmniGen Research LLC, Corvallis, Oregon, USA ;
    • James Chapman, PrinceAgri, Quincy, Illinois, USA ;
    • Kenneth Zanzalari, PrinceAgri, Quincy, Illinois, USA

    Association between CXCR1 Gene Polymorphisms and Udder Health in Dairy Heifers

    • Joren Verbeke, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health ;
    • Sofie Piepers, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • Luc J. Peelman, Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Department of Nutrition, Genetics and Ethology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • Mario Van Poucke, Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Department of Nutrition, Genetics and Ethology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium ;
    • Sarne P. De Vliegher, M-team and Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Unit, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health

    Effect of Dairy Cow Behavior and Barn Hygiene on Cow Hygiene and Risk of Elevated Somatic Cell Count

    • Trevor J. DeVries, University of Guelph, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada ;
    • Herman W. Barkema, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ;
    • Kenneth E. Leslie, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Marina A.G. von Keyserlingk, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Comparisons of Milk Quality in North Carolina Organic and Conventional Dairy Herds

    • Keena A. E. Mullen, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Leslie C. Gentry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Roberta L. Lyman, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Steven P. Washburn, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA ;
    • Kevin L. Anderson, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

    Mastitis Perceptions, Treatments, and Outcomes on Organic and Conventional Dairy Farms

    • Roxann Weix Richert, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Mike J. Gamroth, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA ;
    • Ynte H. Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Kellie M. Cicconi, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Katie E. Stiglbauer, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

    Changes in Teat End Condition Following Installation of an Individual Quarter Pulsation System

    • Amanda E. Sterrett, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

    Posters Presented Only at the Technology Transfer Session

    Online Synergistic Control: Turning Data into Information to Enhance Dairy Management

    • T. Huybrechts, Department of Biosystems, Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics & Sensors, K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ;
    • K. Mertens, Department of Biosystems, Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics & Sensors, K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ;
    • B. De Ketelaere, Department of Biosystems, Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics & Sensors, K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ;
    • J. De Baerdemaeker, Department of Biosystems, Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics & Sensors, K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ;
    • W. Saeys, Department of Biosystems, Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics & Sensors, K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

    Antiseptic In Vitro Effectiveness to Penetrate a Biofilm CNS and Prevention of Teat Canal Infections, In Vivo

    • C.N. Acuña Pasqualini, LAB. United Milk Producers Cooperative, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • G.F. Casasnovas, LAB. United Milk Producers Cooperative, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • G. Ruiz, LAB. de Ganaderos Asociados, de Queretaro, México ;
    • L. Albornoz, LAB. Florida, Uruguay

    Influence of the Bacterial Contamination in Corn Silages, Feed, and Drink Water Over the Udder Health in Dairy Farms

    • C.N. Acuña Pasqualini, LAB. United Milk Producers Cooperative, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina ;
    • J.A. Aguado Solís, Adviser in Milk Quality and Mastitis, Celaya, México ;
    • G.F. Casasnovas, LAB. United Milk Producers Cooperative, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina

    MCR 3 – A New Fast Micro-Array Chip Reader System for Qualifying and Quantifying Antibiotic Residues in Milk

    • Christian Baumgartner, Milchprüfring Bayern e.V., Wolnzach, Germany ;
    • Katrin Kloth, Milchprüfring Bayern e.V., Wolnzach, Germany

    Monitoring of Antimicrobial Resistance in Staphylococci Isolated from Bovine Intramammary Infections

    • Maria A.V.P. Brito, Embrapa Dairy Cattle, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Letícia C. Mendonça, Embrapa Dairy Cattle, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Carla C. Lange, Embrapa Dairy Cattle, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Jerusa Botelho, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Fernanda F. Santos, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Nara Carvalho, University of São Paulo, Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil

    Effect of Drying-off Practices on Dairy Cow Behavior

    • Kenneth Brunson, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Päivi J. Rajala-Schultz, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Luciana B. da Costa, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Luke C. Heider, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Gustavo M. Schuenemann, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

    Chlorine Dioxide is Non-inferior to Iodine in Preventing New Intramammary Infections

    • Alejandro Ceballos-Marquez, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, Instituto de Biotecnología Agropecuaria, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia ;
    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Bradley J. Rauch, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Tom Hemling, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Ynte H. Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Genotypic Variation of Staphylococcus aureus in Dairy Cattle

    • Luciana B. da Costa, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA ;
    • Päivi J. Rajala-Schultz, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

    Study of the Evolution of the Somatic Cell Count and Bacterial Isolation During Lactation in Dairy Cows

    • Elena M. de Torres, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay ;
    • Jacqueline Maisonnave, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

    Flow Cytometric Identification of Macrophages and Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes in Bovine Milk

    • Maiara G. Blagitz, Federal University of Paraná, Palotina, Paraná, Brazil ;
    • Fernando N. Souza, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil ;
    • Bruna P. Santos, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Camila F. Batista, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Andrea C. Parra, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Luis Fernando F. Azevedo, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Andrea O. Latorre, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Cristina O. Massoco, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ;
    • Alice M.M.P. Della Libera, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

    Distribution of Cefalexin and Kanamycin in the Mammary Tissue Following Intramammary Administration in Lactating Cow

    • Laurent Goby, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany

    Efficacy of Electrolyzed Water in Dairy Pipeline Sanitation and as a Teat Antiseptic

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

    Optimization of a DNA Extraction Protocol for Detection of Bacterial DNA in Preserved Milk

    • Sarah J.Z. Hansen, Danisco USA, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Elizabeth A. Galbraith, Danisco USA, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA

    Predicting Milking Performance by Controlling Air Admission at the Cluster

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

    In Vitro Efficacy of Non-iodine Teat Disinfectants

    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Donna LeJune, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Carolina Mateus, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Amanda Faltynowski, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Thomas C. Hemling, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Use of SCC Thresholds to Decide Microbiological Culture of Milk Samples in Field Trials

    • Mario Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Alejandro Ceballos-Marquez, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, Instituto de Biotecnología Agropecuaria, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia ;
    • Brad J. Rauch, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA ;
    • Tom Hemling, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Ynte H. Schukken, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Importance of Prepping Teats with Dry Towels to Prevent Pseudomonas aeruginosa Mastitis

    • Carolina Mateus, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Amanda Faltynowski, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA ;
    • Mario G. Lopez-Benavides, DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Milking System Cleaning Parameters of Sicilian Dairy Farms – Effects of Milking System Type and Age and Milking Unit Position in the Parlor

    • M. Gambina, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • A. Difalco, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • I. Schadt, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy ;
    • G. Licitra, CoRFiLaC, Regione Siciliana, Ragusa, Italy, DISPA, Catania University, Italy

    STARTCHECK a New PCR Diagnostic Tool in Mastitis Management

    • Antonio R. Menezes, HIPRA Marketing Department, Amer, Girona, Spain ;
    • Roger Guix, HIPRA Marketing Department, Amer, Girona, Spain ;
    • Laura Valls, HIPRA Diagnos, Amer, Girona Spain ;
    • Jaime Maldonado, HIPRA Diagnos, Amer, Girona Spain

    Comparison of Milker Hand Hygiene Techniques

    • John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA ;
    • Douglas Suntrup, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

    Spread of MRSA Strains Within a Dairy Farm Strictly Related to a Pig Holding

    • Clara Locatelli, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy ;
    • Paola Cremonesi, Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, Milan, Italy ;
    • Antonio Casula, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy ;
    • Claudia Pollera, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy ;
    • Licia Scaccabarozzi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy ;
    • Valerio Bronzo, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy ;
    • Bianca Castiglioni, Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, Milan, Italy ;
    • Paolo Moroni, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

    Use of Dry Cow Therapy and Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count on Dairy Farms in the Biobio Region of Chile

    • Marcos Munoz, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile ;
    • Eduardo Burgos, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile

    Prevalence and Risk Factors of Udder Cleft Dermatitis in Dutch Dairy Herds

    • Kelly Van Amersfort, GD Animal Health Services, Deventer, The Netherlands, Pfizer Animal Health, Capelle aan de Ijssel, The Netherlands ;
    • R.G.M. Olde Riekerink, GD Animal Health Services, Deventer, The Netherlands ;
    • O.C. Sampimon, Pfizer Animal Health, Capelle aan de Ijssel, The Netherlands ;
    • G. Hooijer, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Utrecht, The Netherlands ;
    • T.J.G.M. Lam, GD Animal Health Services, Deventer, The Netherlands, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Utrecht, The Netherlands

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing In Vitro of Staphylococcus species Isolated from Bovine Clinical Mastitis

    • Leane Oliveira, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Carol Hulland, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Effect of Mastitis on Milk Composition in Dairy Herds of Sabana de Bogotá, Colombia

    • John E. Carulla, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science College, National University of Colombia ;
    • John A.C. Vasquez, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science College, National University of Colombia ;
    • Enrique Ortega, National Milk Quality and Mastitis Prevention Council, NMQMC Bogotá, Colombia ;
    • René A. Pérez, National Milk Quality and Mastitis Prevention Council, NMQMC Bogotá, Colombia ;
    • Pedro F. Isaza, and Martha.C. Suarez, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science College, National University of Colombia ;
    • Martha.C. Suarez

    Etiological Agents of Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Farms in Cundianmarca Region in Colombia: Preliminary Results

    • Jenny Carolina Hernández, Nacional University of Colombia, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science Bogota, Colombia ;
    • René Pérez Romero Alejandro, National Milk Quality and Mastitis Prevention Council, Bogota, Colombia ;
    • Pedro Isaza Triviño, National Milk Quality and Mastitis Prevention Council, Bogota, Colombia ;
    • Martha Cecilia Suárez Alfonso, Nacional University of Colombia, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science Bogota, Colombia

    Classification of Mouthpiece Chamber Vacuum Records in Milking ‑ Time Tests

    • Odd Rønningen, TINE SA, Ås, Norway , Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands ;
    • Epi Postma, Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands

    New Technology for Vacuum Logging During Milking Helps Adviser

    • Epi Postma, Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands

    Early Prediction of Postpartum Disease in Cows Milked in an Automated Milking System Using CUSUM Control Charts

    • J.K. Reneau, University of Minnesota,St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • R.F. Leuer, University of Minnesota,St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • J.M Lukas, University of Minnesota,St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • M.I. Endres, University of Minnesota,St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

    Benchmarking DHIA SCC Herd Summary Data for Mastitis Control Problem Solving

    • J.K. Reneau, University of Minnesota,St. Paul, Minnesota, USA ;
    • R.F. Leuer, University of Minnesota,St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

    Critical Success Factors Transitioning From Conventional to Automatic Milking in USA

    • Ben Smink, Lely USA Inc., Pella, Iowa, USA ;
    • Peter Kool, Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands ;
    • Rik Van der Tol, Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands

    Comparison of the Innate Immune Response to Mastitis Pathogens in Mammary Epithelial Cells of Two Ancient and Two Modern Cattle Breeds

    • Diana Sorg, Physiology Weihenstephan, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany, Z I E L - Research Center for Nutrition and Food Sciences, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany ;
    • Katrin Danowski, Physiology Weihenstephan, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany, Z I E L - Research Center for Nutrition and Food Sciences, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany ;
    • Kai Froelich, Tierpark Arche Warder, Warder, Germany ;
    • Heinrich H.D. Meyer, Physiology Weihenstephan, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany, Z I E L - Research Center for Nutrition and Food Sciences, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany ;
    • Heike Kliem, Physiology Weihenstephan, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany, Z I E L - Research Center for Nutrition and Food Sciences, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany

    The Use of Animal Activity Data and Milk Components as Indicators of Clinical Mastitis

    • Andrea R. Tholen, Virginia Tech University,Blacksburg, Virginia, USA ;
    • Christina S. Petersson-Wolfe, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

    Validation of a Clinical Mastitis Indicator

    • Rik Van der Tol, Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands ;
    • Xiangyu Song, Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands ;
    • Peter Kool, Lely Industries N.V., Maassluis, The Netherlands

    Appendix

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