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  • President's Report
  • 54th Annual Meeting (2015)

    February 01, 2015 12:00 AM - February 03, 2015 12:00 AM

    President's Report

    President's Report

    • John Middleton

    General Session 1: Getting to the Root Cause of Milk Quality Issues - A Systems Approach

    Application of Statistical Process Control Charts on Dairies

    • Richard L. Wallace

    Dairy Dynamic Management

    • James S. Cullor ;
    • Megan M. Doyle ;
    • Sara Garcia ;
    • Pranaya Venkatapuram ;
    • Somen Nandi

    Don’t Forget the Basics When Troubleshooting Milk Quality

    • Leo Timms

    General Session 2: The Influence of Equipment and Environment on Milk Quality

    Milking Equipment Causes Mastitis − Myth or Reality?

    • Patrick J. Gorden

    Maintenance of and Troubleshooting on Milk Quality in Automatic Milking Systems

    • Charlotte Hallén Sandgren

    Emerging Pathogens: The Latest Information on Klebsiella, Prototheca and Lactococci

    • Paolo Moroni ;
    • Gloria Gioia ;
    • Quinn Kolar ;
    • Lorenz Mock ;
    • Paula Ospina ;
    • Carme Plumed-Ferrer ;
    • Bradley Rauch ;
    • Carlos Santisteban ;
    • Jessica Scillieri Smith ;
    • Paul Virkler ;
    • Rick Watters ;
    • Francis Welcome ;
    • Brenda Werner ;
    • Michael Zurakowski ;
    • Daryl Nydam

    Controlling Bacterial Counts by Daily Replacement of Recycled Manure Solids Used as Free Stall Bedding

    • Dana Sorter ;
    • Hannah Kester ;
    • Joe Hogan

    General Session 3: The Influence of People, Monitoring and Records on Milk Quality

    Somatic Cell Counts at First Test: More than a Number

    • Mark A. Kirkpatrick ;
    • Jerry D. Olson

    Applying Polymerase Chain Reaction as part of a Milk Quality Diagnostic Strategy

    • Nicole M. Steele ;
    • John H. Williamson ;
    • S. Jane Lacy-Hulbert ;
    • Sally-Anne Turner ;
    • Rosemary Thresher ;
    • Richard A. Laven ;
    • J. Eric Hillerton

    What You Don’t Know About What You Do Know About Management

    • Thomas J. Fuhrmann

    Identifying CowSignals and PeopleSignals to Improve Milk Quality and Overall Cow Health

    • Joep Driessen

    Featured Symposium: Milk Qualilty: What the Market Needs, Wants, Demands

    Windsor Dairy Milk Quality Practices for Grass Fed, Direct to Consumer, Unpasteurized Milk Production

    • Marguerita B. Cattell ;
    • Arden J. Nelson

    What Processors Really Need for Milk Quality – and Why

    • Karen K. McCarty

    When We Say Milk Quality, What Does the Consumer Hear and Expect? What Should They Hear? How do They Need to Hear it and from Whom?

    • Stan Erwine

    Global Markets: Why Their Milk Quality Needs are Different

    • Tonya C. Schoenfus

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

    Association of Milk Cessation Method and Daily Milk Yield around Dry-off on Major Intramammary Infections at Calving

    • Paige N. Gott ;
    • Päivi J. Rajala-Schultz ;
    • Gustavo M. Schuenemann

    Influence of Period of the Year and Volume of Milk Shipped on Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Counts of Florida Dairy Farms

    • Gabriel Caixeta Ferreira ;
    • Albert DeVries

    Genotypes and Phenotypes of Staphylococcus aureus from Bulk Tank Milk on Organic Dairy Farms in Vermont

    • Robert Mugabi ;
    • Samuel F. Hart ;
    • Amanda Ochoa ;
    • John W. Barlow

    Effect of Compost Bedded Pack and Sand Bedded Freestall Housing on Reported Clinical Mastitis Incidence, Mastitis Infection Prevalence, Herd Somatic Cell Count, and Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count

    • Elizabeth A. Eckelkamp ;
    • Joseph L. Taraba ;
    • Katherine A. Akers ;
    • Robert J. Harmon ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley

    Intramammary 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Treatment Stimulates Host Defense Responses in the Bovine Mammary Gland

    • Kathryn E. Merriman ;
    • Corwin D. Nelson

    The Prevalence of Mastitis in Primiparous Heifers in New Zealand

    • Sally-Anne Turner ;
    • John H. Williamson ;
    • Barbara Kuhn-Sherlock ;
    • S. Jane Lacy-Hulbert

    Variation in Clinical Mastitis Detection Frequency and Etiology among Milkers

    • Paulo Cesar Duque-Madrid ;
    • Cedric Blanc ;
    • Alfonso Lago

    Using Average Milk Flow to Map Liner Performance

    • John F. Penry ;
    • Stefania Leonardi ;
    • Paul D. Thompson ;
    • Douglas J. Reinemann

    The Impact of Producer Training on Recommendation for Approval at First Canadian Quality Milk Program Validation Visit

    • M.E. Alexandrea Watters ;
    • M. Ann Godkin ;
    • Eric Snow ;
    • David F Léger ;
    • Jason B. Coe ;
    • Kerry D. Lissemore ;
    • David F. Kelton

    Clinical Mastitis Recurrence: A Scoping Review

    • Hossein Jamali ;
    • Herman W. Barkema ;
    • Mario Jacques ;
    • Eve-Marie Lavallée-Bourget ;
    • François Malouin ;
    • Vineet Saini ;
    • Simon Dufour

    Posters Presented Only at the Technology Transfer Session

    Evaluation of Teat Coverage with an Automatic Post Milking Teat Disinfectant System Using 6 Different Spray Duration Settings

    • Brian R Pocknee ;
    • Ian C Ohnstad ;
    • Colin Kingston

    Field Evaluation of a Dry Culture Media System to Select Cows for Therapy of Clinical Mastitis

    • Ronald J. Erskine ;
    • Bo Norby ;
    • G. Andreas Contreras ;
    • Trevor L. Walling ;
    • Preetha Biswas ;
    • Nicole Enslin ;
    • Jennifer Rice

    Perspectives and Attitudes on Mastitis and Antimicrobial Use by Producers, Employees and Veterinarians

    • Rhyannon M. Moore ;
    • G. Andreas Contreras ;
    • Rebecca L. Schewe ;
    • Reuben O. Martinez ;
    • Jean Kayitsinga ;
    • Ronald J. Erskine

    Distribution of Virulence-associated Genes of Streptococcus uberis Isolated from Bovine milk in Chiang Mai, Thailand

    • Sukolrat Boonyayatra ;
    • Prasit Tharavichitkul ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver

    Mineral Supplementation and Bovine Neutrophil Function

    • Carter Wallinger ;
    • Joe Hogan

    Effect on Bacteriological Cure Rate of Adding Meloxicam to an Intramammary Treatment with Cefalexin and Kanamycin

    • Scott McDougall ;
    • Elke Abbeloos

    Effects of Copper Supplementation on Host Defense Responses to Lipopolysaccharide from Escherichia coli O111:B4 in Holstein Cows

    • Kim Tran ;
    • Joe Hogan

    Effects of Freezing on Bacterial Counts in Bovine Bedding Materials

    • Erin Homerosky ;
    • Joe Hogan

    Milk Quality on Dairy Farms Using Automatic Milking Systems – a Case Report

    • Mathew M. Haan ;
    • Bhushan M. Jayarao ;
    • Ginger D. Fenton

    Bacterial Populations on Teat Skin Before Premilking Sanitation on 10 Wisconsin Dairy Farms

    • Cecilia Baumberger ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg

    Preliminary Results: Lactococcus lactis lactis and Streptococcus uberis Invasion of a Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cell Line

    • Stephanie A. Metzger ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg ;
    • Laura L. Hernandez

    Association between Udder Health and Reproductive Performance in Holstein and Normande cows, in Caldas, Colombia

    • Néstor Villa-Arcila ;
    • Paulo C. Duque ;
    • Sebastián Sánchez ;
    • Laura M. Lasso ;
    • Juan Velasco ;
    • Juan C. Rodriguez-Lecompte ;
    • Alejandro Ceballos

    Use of Dry Cow Therapy with Internal Teat Sealant for the Prevention of Clinical Mastitis Occurring After Calving in Heifers with S. aureus

    • Cristina N. Acuña ;
    • Guillermo F. Casasnovas ;
    • Santiago Terminiello ;
    • Alonso Moreno ;
    • Claudia G. Santarcangelo ;
    • Leandro O. Simon

    Effectiveness of Internal Teat Sealant Used in Combination with DCT for the Prevention of Clinical Mastitis in Seasonal Calving

    • Cristina N. Acuña ;
    • Guillermo F. Casasnovas ;
    • Santiago Terminiello ;
    • Alonso Moreno ;
    • Claudia G. Santarcangelo ;
    • Leandro O. Simon

    Prevalence of Pathogens in Milk Samples of Fresh Heifers in Autumn and Spring in Entre Rios Province, Argentina

    • Guillermo F. Casasnovas ;
    • Cristina N. Acuña ;
    • Francisco Mihura ;
    • Santiago Terminiello

    Case Report: Hypoiodite Delivery for Treatment of Mastitis

    • Paul H. Mc Cay ;
    • Ruairi Friel ;
    • Vincent O’Flaherty

    Expression of CXCL8 and TNFα of Bovine Polymorphonuclear Cells Co-cultured with Capsulated and Non-capsulated Streptococcus uberis

    • Duanghathai Saipinta ;
    • Sukolrat Boonyayatra ;
    • Veerasak Punyapornwithaya ;
    • Phongsakorn Chuammitri ;
    • Nattawooti Sthitmatee

    In vitro Susceptibility of Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid Against Mastitis Pathogens in Germany

    • Luis Leon ;
    • Volker Krömker ;
    • Christian Fidelak ;
    • Tobias Eisenberg ;
    • Karin Schlez ;
    • Katrin Beckmann ;
    • Karsten Donat ;
    • Karin Klengel ;
    • Sven Olm ;
    • Thomas Peters

    Characteristics of Bedding and Milking Management on Large Wisconsin Dairy Farms

    • Robert F. Rowbotham ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg

    Distribution of SCC in DHI Samples Around the Globe

    • Daniel Schwarz

    Patterns of Coxiella burnetii Shedding in Cow and Goat Milk

    • Antonio Barberio ;
    • Alda Natale ;
    • Letizia Ceglie ;
    • Eulalia Guerrini ;
    • Federica Zuliani ;
    • Laura Lucchese ;
    • Katia Capello ;
    • Paolo Moroni

    Characterization of a Streptococcus uberis Adhesion Molecule (SUAM) Naturally Occurring Mutant

    • Raúl A. Almeida ;
    • Xueyan Chen ;
    • Oudessa Kerro Dego ;
    • Susan I. Headrick ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver

    Case Study: Incidence of Mastitis Before and After Vaccination at a Stable in Northern Peru

    • Antonio Meza ;
    • Roberto C. Barrios

    Efficacy of Two Treatments for Streptococcus agalactiae Control

    • Julian Reyes ;
    • Marcelo Chaffer ;
    • Javier Sánchez ;
    • Giovanny Torres ;
    • Diana Macias ;
    • Manuel Jaramillo ;
    • Paulo C. Duque ;
    • Alejandro Ceballos ;
    • Gregory P. Keefe

    Prevalence of Pathogens and Severity of Clinical Mastitis in Dairy Herds of Southeast Brazil

    • Tiago Tomazi ;
    • Renata Freitas Leite ;
    • Alessandra Modena Orsi ;
    • Gabriel Caixeta Ferreira ;
    • Juliano Leonel Gonçalves ;
    • Marcos Veiga dos Santos

    Effect of Pre-incubation of Bovine Milk on Non-culture Based Identification of Mastitis Causing Pathogens

    • Juliana R. Barreiro ;
    • Rafaella Grenfell ;
    • Aline G. Dibbern ;
    • Juliano L. Gonçalves ;
    • Luiz J. Neto ;
    • Marcos Veiga dos Santos

    Effect of Bovine Subclinical Mastitis on Milk Yield and Composition

    • Juliano L. Gonçalves ;
    • Cristian M. de M. R. Martins ;
    • Juliana R. Barreiro ;
    • Bruna G. Alves ;
    • Aline G. Dibbern ;
    • Renata Freitas Leite ;
    • Melina M. Barcelos ;
    • Larissa Martins ;
    • Marcos A. Arcari ;
    • Tiago Tomazi ;
    • Marcos Veiga dos Santos

    Comparing Methods of Estimating Liner Compression

    • Stefania Leonardi ;
    • John F. Penry ;
    • Francesco M. Tangorra ;
    • Paul D. Thompson ;
    • Douglas J. Reinemann

    From Mastitis Symptoms to Recordings of Medical Treatments in a Central Database

    • Line Svennesen ;
    • Carsten Enevoldsen ;
    • Ilka C. Klaas

    Cleaning Efficacy of Two Pre-milking Teat Disinfectants When Using a Barrier Lactic Acid Based Post-milking Teat Disinfectant

    • Daniela R. Bruno ;
    • Mario López-Benavides

    Efficacy of Pre-calving Treatment with Parenteral Danofloxacin in Heifers

    • Martin Pol ;
    • Maren Ebinger ;
    • Antonio José Castelletti

    Lactic Acid Based Barrier Teat Disinfectant Maintains Low Mastitis Infection Rates During a Five Month Field Trial

    • Rick Watters ;
    • Ken Marley ;
    • Lizzy French ;
    • Mario López-Benavides

    Progress with IDF/ICAR Reference System for Somatic Cell Counting and Interfacing with the North American Quality Assurance System

    • Harrie J.C.M. van den Bijgaart ;
    • Steven J. Sievert

    Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Milk Quality in the Southeast USA, 2013

    • Gina M. Pighetti ;
    • Christina S. Petersson-Wolfe ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley ;
    • Stephen C. Nickerson ;
    • Stephanie Hill Ward ;
    • Albert DeVries ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver

    Bulk Tank Milk Surveillance for Contagious Mastitis Pathogens: Comparison of Two Commercial Real-time PCR Test Kits

    • Erik Rattenborg ;
    • Carl O. Paulrud ;
    • Søren K.S. Jensen ;
    • Jørgen Katholm

    SQMI: Survey of Practices in the Southeast USA to Control Milk Quality

    • Chandler L.M. Blakely ;
    • Gina M. Pighetti ;
    • Peter D. Krawczel ;
    • Raúl A. Almeida ;
    • Christina S. Petersson-Wolfe ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley ;
    • Stephanie Hill Ward ;
    • Amanda Stone ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver

    Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Staphylococcus aureus in Bulk Tanks in Caldas and Risaralda, Colombia

    • Claudia Cobo-Angel ;
    • Juan Velasco-Bolaños ;
    • Paulo Cesar Duque-Madrid ;
    • Néstor Villa-Arcila ;
    • Laura Lasso-Rojas ;
    • Alejandro Ceballos-Márquez

    Predominant Genotypes and the Link with Biofilm Production in Staphylococcus aureus from Bovine Mastitis in Cuba

    • Joan Peña ;
    • A. Kent Ruiz ;
    • Odalys Uffo ;
    • Pastor Ponce ;
    • Vincent Perreten

    Current Situation of Bovine Mastitis in Cuba

    • A. Kent Ruiz ;
    • Joan Peña ;
    • Pastor Ponce ;
    • Dianys Remón ;
    • Dayaimi González

    Efficacy of Two Iodine-based Post-milking Teat Disinfectants for Prevention of Intramammary Infection

    • Marguerite Cameron ;
    • Henrik Stryhn ;
    • Jenny Yu ;
    • Greg Keefe ;
    • Mario López-Benavides ;
    • Mark Henderson ;
    • Tom Hemling

    Efficacy of Antibiotic Treatment and Vaccination on Subclinical Mastitis Caused by Staphylococcus aureus

    • Eduardo de S. C. Pinheiro ;
    • Felipe Z. Freitas ;
    • Marcos Veiga dos Santos

    Sensitivity and Specificity of SCC in Quarter Milk Samples to Diagnose Intramammary Infections in Pasture-based Systems

    • Paulo Cesar Duque-Madrid ;
    • Mario López-Benavides ;
    • Marcos A. Muñoz ;
    • Alejandro Ceballos-Márquez

    On-farm Evaluation of Surfaces in Contact with Milk During Milking as a Factor Affecting the Microbiological Quality of Bulk Tank Milk on Chilean Dairy Farms: A Preliminary Report

    • Alejandra A. Latorre ;
    • Marcos A. Muñoz

    Using Deviation Patterns of In-line Milk Conductivity to Automatically Detect Mastitis During Milking

    • Aurora Villarroel

    Normal Milk Conductivity Variation Throughout the Lactation

    • Aurora Villarroel

    Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Survey Findings on Producers’ Experiences, Perceptions, and Attitudes about Mastitis and Mastitis Management

    • Susan Schexnayder ;
    • Lorraine Garkovich ;
    • J. Mark Fly ;
    • Peter Krawczel ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver

    Treatment of Subclinical Mastitis in Early Lactation based on Automated Milk Leukocyte Differential Diagnosis

    • Mitch Hockett ;
    • Martha Payne ;
    • Rudy Rodriguez

    Field Efficacy of a Lactic Acid Post-milking Teat Disinfectant

    • Claire McPhee ;
    • Allan Britten ;
    • Camelia Traistaru ;
    • Mario López-Benavides ;
    • Tom Hemling

    Evaluation of Two Pre-Milking Teat Cleaners on Removing Barrier Teat Disinfectant Residues at Prepping

    • Daniela R. Bruno ;
    • Mario López-Benavides

    Evaluation of Experimental Novel Germicide Post Milking Teat Dips vs. a Commercial Iodine Barrier Post Milking Teat Dip on Teat End and Teat Skin Health and Integrity

    • Leo Timms ;
    • Rae Sires ;
    • Kia Knutson

    Efficacy of Novel Antimicrobial Post-milking Teat Dip on the Rate of New Intramammary Infections with an Experimental Bacterial Challenge Against Contagious Mastitis Organisms

    • David M. Galton ;
    • Leo Timms

    Bovi-Analytics: an e-Learning Platform to Educate Veterinary Students Big Data in Dairy Cows. An Initiative to Create the Veterinary Stethoscope version 3.0?

    • M. Hostens ;
    • K. Hermans ;
    • J. De Koster ;
    • M. Van Eetvelde ;
    • V. Meganck ;
    • E. De Preester ;
    • H. Bogaert ;
    • B. Van Ranst ;
    • G. Opsomer

    Speciation of Coagulase-negative Staphylococci from Bovine Mastitis Using Partial Sequencing of cpn60

    • Colleen E. Fitzpatrick ;
    • Larissa A. Z. Condas ;
    • Herman W. Barkema ;
    • Jeroen De Buck ;
    • Christopher D. Luby