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  • President’s Report
  • 55th Annual Meeting (2016)

    January 31, 2016 8:00 AM - February 02, 2016 5:00 PM

    President’s Report

    President’s Report

    • Gary Neubauer

    GENERAL SESSION 1: THE SCIENCE OF MOTIVATING BEHAVIORAL CHANGE

    Understanding the Mastitis Mindset:Applying Social Psychology in Practice

    • Jolanda Jansen ;
    • Roeland J. Wessels ;
    • Theo J.G.M. Lam

    The Positive Effects of Continuous On-farm Education−A Practitioner’s Approach

    • Michelle R. Borek-Stine

    The Quality Milk Alliance: Building the Science Classroom

    • Ronald J. Erskine

    Cultural Barriers: Do We Build Some of Them Ourselves?

    • Nial J. O’Boyle

    GENERAL SESSION 2: ANIMAL WELL-BEING AND THE INTERSECTION WITH MILK QUALITY

    Animal Welfare in the Context of Sustainability

    • Marina A. G. von Keyserlingk ;
    • Maria José Hötzel ;
    • Daniel M. Weary

    Animal Welfare Audits in Dairy, the New Normal

    • Jennifer B. Walker

    Impact of Stockmanship on Production of Dairy Farms

    • Ulrike S. Sorge

    How We Implemented DairyCare 365 and the National Dairy FARM Program

    • Patrick D. Christian

    Mastitis, Antibiotics and Production of High Quality Milk

    • Stephen P. Oliver ;
    • Oudessa Kerro Dego ;
    • Raúl A. Almeida

    Outcomes of Milk Residue Testing and the Changing Structure of Milk Residue Testing in the Future

    • Patrick J. Gorden

    Judicious Antimicrobial Use: A New Zealand Perspective

    • Scott McDougall

    Adopting and Implementing On-farm Culturing

    • John H. Jacobs

    FEATURED SYMPOSIUM: IMPLEMENTING, SUSTAINING AND COMMUNICATING CHANGE – PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICES

    Milk Comes from Cows, Quality Comes from People: What Value Comes from You?

    • Thomas F. Wall

    Motivating On-farm Change with Peer Learning

    • Steven M. Roche

    It Happens Through People…Why Relationships Matter

    • Stanford W. Erwine

    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENTS SUMMARIES SESSION

    Factors Influencing New Intramammary Infection Rate in Teat Dip Efficacy Trials by Meta-analysis

    • Benjamin D. Enger ;
    • Robin R. White ;
    • Stephen C. Nickerson ;
    • Lawrence K. Fox

    Evaluation of the Composite Milk Somatic Cell Count at Dry-off and Last Milk Recording before Dry-off as an Indicator for Intramammary Infections at Dry-off

    • Z. Lipkens ;
    • S. Piepers ;
    • S. De Vliegher

    Clinical Mastitis Recurrence in Dairy Cows

    • Hossein Jamali ;
    • Herman Barkema ;
    • Mario Jacques ;
    • François Malouin ;
    • Vineet Saini ;
    • Henrik Stryhn ;
    • Simon Dufour

    Bedding Substrates Utilized on Canadian Dairy Farms: Bacterial Concentrations and Their Association with Cow Hygiene and Milk Quality

    • Ivelisse Robles ;
    • David F. Kelton ;
    • Herman W. Barkema ;
    • Greg P. Keefe ;
    • Roy Jean-Philippe ;
    • Marina A. G. von Keyserlingk ;
    • Trevor J. DeVries

    Assessment of Changes in Quarter Milk Yield Ranking in Early Lactation

    • John F. Penry ;
    • Peter M. Crump ;
    • John Upton ;
    • Douglas J. Reinemann

    Effect of the Selective Treatment of Gram-positive Clinical Mastitis Cases versus Blanket Therapy

    • Cinthya Tovar ;
    • Darcy Pearce ;
    • Juanita Zaragoza ;
    • Diane Luiz ;
    • Alfonso Lago

    Preliminary Results of an Ongoing Clinical Trial Evaluating Effects of Treatment of Culture Negative Cases of Clinical Mastitis on Somatic Cell Count and Milk Production

    • María J. Fuenzalida ;
    • Cecilia Baumberger ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg

    Practices Surveyed in the Southeast USA that Impact Milk Quality

    • Chandler Blakely ;
    • Gina M Pighetti ;
    • Peter D Krawczel ;
    • Raul A Almeida ;
    • Christina S Petersson-Wolfe ;
    • Kellie Enger ;
    • Jeffery M Bewley ;
    • Stephanie Hill Ward ;
    • Ama Stone ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver

    Somatic Cell Score Effects on Dairy Cattle Milk Production in the Southeastern United States

    • Derek T. Nolan ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley

    Prevalence of Coagulase Negative Staphylococcal Species Associated with Intramammary Infection in Dairy Goats

    • Véronique Bernier Gosselin ;
    • Pamela R.F. Adkins ;
    • John R. Middleton

    POSTERS PRESENTED ONLY AT THE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SESSION

    The Use of Casein Hydrolysate as Intramammary Therapy to Cause Cessation of Lactation at the Quarter Level in Dairy Cows

    • Justine E. Britten ;
    • David J. Wilson ;
    • Kerry A. Rood

    A Screening Method to Significantly Reduce the Use of Intramammary Antibiotics at Drying Off in Dairy Cow Production

    • Cyril Crosson

    Quarters with High Teat End Condition Scores are More Likely to have New Intramammary Infections

    • Marianna Gentilini ;
    • Mario Lopez-Benavides ;
    • Eduardo de S.C. Pinheiro ;
    • Cristian M.M.R. Martins ;
    • Marcos V. dos Santos

    Iodide Residues in Bulk Tank Milk when Using Iodine and Non-iodine Pre-milking Teat Disinfectants

    • Mario Lopez-Benavides ;
    • Sandra Romero-Suarez ;
    • Mark Henderson ;
    • Eric C. Adkins ;
    • John Denbigh ;
    • John Middleton

    Glycolic Acid is Present in Bulk Tank Milk when Using Non-glycolic Acid and Glycolic Acid Based Teat Disinfectants

    • Mario Lopez-Benavides ;
    • Joseph Davidson ;
    • Walter Vaveer ;
    • Sarah Leibowitz ;
    • Eric C. Adkins ;
    • John Denbigh ;
    • John Middleton

    Effect of Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid Plus Prednisolone in the Reduction of Clinical Signs of Induced Mastitis

    • Luis Leon ;
    • Hans-Georg Schön

    Effect of Bovine Subclinical Mastitis on Milk Yield and Composition at the Mammary Quarter Level

    • Juliano L. Gonçalves ;
    • Cristian M. de M. R. ;
    • Juliana R. Barreiro ;
    • Tiago Tomazi ;
    • Augusto H. Gameiro ;
    • Claudia Kamphuis ;
    • Henk Hogeveen ;
    • Marcos V. dos Santos

    Using Milk Leukocyte Differentials In Diagnosis Of Subclinical Bovine Mastitis

    • Juliano L. Gonçalves ;
    • Roberta L. Lyman ;
    • Mitchell Hockett ;
    • Martha Payne ;
    • Rudy Rodriguez ;
    • Marcos V. dos Santos ;
    • Kevin L. Anderson

    National Dairy Study – A Focus On Udder Health And Milking Management on Canadian Farms

    • Emilie Belage ;
    • David F. Kelton

    Association between Etiology and Severity of Clinical Mastitis in Brazilian Dairy Herds

    • Tiago Tomazi ;
    • Alessandra M. Orsi ;
    • Gabriel C. Ferreira ;
    • Eduarda B. Bernardes ;
    • Ana C. Henrique ;
    • Cristian M.M.R. Martins ;
    • Juliano L. Gonçalves ;
    • Marcos V. dos Santos

    Recombinant Bacteriophage Endolysin, PlyC, is Non-toxic and Does Not Alter Blood Neutrophil Oxidative Response in Lactating Dairy Cows

    • Cynthia M. Scholte ;
    • Daniel C. Nelson ;
    • Theodore H. Elsasser ;
    • Stanislaw Kahl ;
    • Erin E. Connor ;
    • Yang Qu ;
    • Kasey M. Moyes

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

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

    Comparison between 24- and 48-hour Milk Culture Results

    • Paula A. Ospina ;
    • Carlos Santisteban ;
    • Paul Virkler ;
    • Paolo Moroni ;
    • Francis Welcome ;
    • Daryl V. Nydam

    Correlation between Lactoferrin Concentration in Milk and Bubaline Mastitis Diagnostic Parameters in Different Levels of Production

    • Emmanuella O. Moura ;
    • José G. B. Galvão Júnior ;
    • Kátia C. Borges ;
    • Luis H. F. Borba ;
    • Luciano P. Novaes ;
    • Adriano H. N. Rangel

    Noninferiority Trial Comparing Two Dry Cow Treatments in Italy

    • Paula Ospina ;
    • Nicola Rota ;
    • Clara Locatelli ;
    • Luca Colombo ;
    • Claudia Pollera ;
    • Giuseppina Giacinti ;
    • Valerio Bronzo ;
    • Antonio Casula ;
    • Augusto Arpinelli ;
    • Valentine Brossette ;
    • Mario Facchi ;
    • Antonio Patelli ;
    • Arturo Ruggeri ;
    • Guido Potenza ;
    • Daryl Nydam ;
    • Paolo Moroni

    Assessment of a Novel Milk Protein Biomarker for Improving Detection of Intramammary Infections in Dairy Cows

    • Maria Filippa Addis ;
    • Vittorio Tedde ;
    • Giulia Maria Grazia Puggioni ;
    • Salvatore Pisanu ;
    • Antonio Casula ;
    • Clara Locatelli ;
    • Valerio Bronzo ;
    • Paolo Moroni ;
    • Sergio Uzzau

    Molecular Characterization of Coagulase Negative Staphylococci from Heifer Intrammary Infections and Potential Body Site Reservoirs

    • Pamela R.F. Adkins ;
    • John R. Middleton

    Distribution of Organisms We are Calling “Other Streptococci”: An Investigation in Northern New York

    • Jessica C. Scillieri Smith ;
    • Paolo Moroni ;
    • Carlos G. Santisteban ;
    • Bradley J. Rauch ;
    • Brenda G. Werner ;
    • Daryl V. Nydam

    Effect of Heat Stress on Adherence to and Internalization of Streptococcus uberis into Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cells

    • R.A. Almeida ;
    • O. Kerro-Dego ;
    • S.P. Oliver ;
    • A.G. Ríus

    Efficacy of Ciprofloxacin Combined With An Internal Teat Sealant For Dry Cow Therapy – Preliminary Results

    • Marcelo A. Feckinghaus ;
    • Marcus L. G. Rezende ;
    • Michele R. Bastos ;
    • Cristian de M. R. Marlon ;
    • Eduardo de S.C. Pinheiro ;
    • Marcos V. dos Santos

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Biofilm-Producing Ability of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated From Clinical and Subclinical Mastitis in Dairy Cows

    • Alessandra M. Orsi ;
    • Tiago Tomazi ;
    • Juliano L. Gonçalves ;
    • Cristian M.M.R. Martins ;
    • Marcos A. Arcari ;
    • Larissa Martins ;
    • Carlos E. Fidelis ;
    • Marcos V. dos Santos

    Associations of Selected Bedding Types with Incidence Rate of Subclinical and Clinical Mastitis in Primiparous Holstein Dairy Cows

    • Robert F. Rowbotham ;
    • Pamela L. Ruegg

    Identification and Characterization of Virulence Factors of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis

    • Oudessa Kerro Dego ;
    • R.A. Almeida ;
    • S.P. Oliver

    Determination of Microbiological Content through Isolating the Bacteria in Buffalo Milk Samples

    • Emmanuella O. Moura ;
    • Edine R. Lima ;
    • José G. B. Galvão Júnior ;
    • Luis H. F. Borba ;
    • Luciano P. Novaes ;
    • Stela A. Urbano ;
    • Adriano H. N. Rangel

    Bacteria Isolation in Buffalo Milk Samples of Different Production Batches

    • Emmanuella O. Moura ;
    • Danielle C. Sales ;
    • José G. B. Galvão Júnior ;
    • Luis H. F. Borba ;
    • Luciano P. Novaes ;
    • Adriano H. N. Rangel

    Farmer and Farm Characteristics Associated with Bulk Tank SCC

    • Susan M. Schexnayder ;
    • Karen E. Lewis ;
    • Dayton M. Lambert ;
    • Lorraine E. Garkovich ;
    • J. Mark Fly ;
    • Peter D Krawczel ;
    • Stephen P. Oliver

    Somatic Cell Count and Its Effect on Reproduction Parameters in Dairy Cows

    • Elena M. de Torres ;
    • Carlos Morón ;
    • Andrés Brienza ;
    • Rafael Bentos

    A Stochastic Decision Tree for Mastitis Treatment Options

    • Derek T. Nolan ;
    • Jeffrey M. Bewley

    Analysis of Bimodal Milk Flow Curves and Abrupt Air Admissions in Milking Parlors of the Biobio Region of Chile

    • Marcos Munoz ;
    • Alejandra Latorre

    Milk Quality and Changes in Milking Procedures on U.S. Dairy Operations: 1996-2014

    • Jason Lombard ;
    • Charles Fossler ;
    • Chelsey Shivley ;
    • Natalie Urie ;
    • Lindsey Garber ;
    • Christine Kopral

    Test Characteristics of the qPCR Test Mastit 4 to Identify Major Pathogens in Spiked and Originally Infected Milk Samples

    • Torben W. Bennedsgaard ;
    • Line Svennesen ;
    • Ilka C. Klaas

    The Treatment of Only Environmental Streptococci Clinical Mastitis Cases Reduced Antibiotic Use, Days Out of the Tank, Recurrence of Clinical Mastitis, and a Tendency to Reduce Culling

    • Alfonso Lago ;
    • Cinthya Tovar ;
    • Juanita Zaragoza ;
    • Diane Luiz ;
    • Darcy Pearce

    Spontaneous Bacteriological Cure of Intramammary Infections on Clinical Mastitis Cases

    • Darcy Pearce ;
    • Cinthya Tovar ;
    • Juanita Zaragoza ;
    • Diane Luiz ;
    • Alfonso Lago

    Changes in Teat Condition Observed when Switching Pre- and Post-milking Teat Disinfectants

    • Daniela R. Bruno ;
    • Mario Lopez-Benavides ;
    • H. Jean Grow ;
    • Sarah Leibowitz ;
    • Allan Britten

    Southeast Quality Milk Initiative: Milk Quality in the Southeast USA, 2012-2014

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

    Bovine Milking Machine Screening on Sicilian Dairy Farms

    • M. Gambina ;
    • C. Guardiano ;
    • V.M. Marino

    Teat End Condition Changes Induced by Different Shaped Liner in One Typical Sicilian Dairy Herd

    • M. Gambina ;
    • C. Guardiano ;
    • V.M. Marino

    Distribution of Delayed Milk Flow and Overmilking in Michigan Dairy Herds as Measured by the VaDia

    • Rhyannon M. Moore ;
    • Leah M. Girard ;
    • Trevor L. Walling ;
    • Ronald J. Erskine

    Mastitic Cow Management Practices and Treatments on California Dairies

    • Arnau Espadamala ;
    • Pau Pallarés ;
    • Alfonso Lago ;
    • Noelia Silva-del-Río

    Case Study: Use of a Glycolic Acid Based Barrier Teat Disinfectant During Winter Did Not Adversely Affect Teat Condition

    • Mario Lopez-Benavides ;
    • Melanie Matti ;
    • Leo Timms ;
    • Sarah Leibowitz

    Milking Machine Test Results – A Case Report

    • Elizabeth A. Berry ;
    • Mark Scrivens ;
    • J. Eric Hillerton