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Udder Health, Large Herd Edition

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Jan Hulsen, Theo Lam. and Ynte H. Schukken

Managing udder health in large herds


With a structured approach, a dairy farm can achieve and maintain first-rate udder health. Udder Health contains the building blocks for optimal organization of housing, care, and management. It follows you, the farmer, through your daily/weekly/monthly and annual routines, since udder health should not be regarded as separate from other activities on the farm. This edition pays extra attention to large dairy farms. After all, a systemic approach to udder health on those farms is even more important. Putting into practice set goals and signaling/monitoring problems are described extensively. This way they can be tackled systematically.

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With a structured approach, a dairy farm can achieve and maintain first-rate udder health. Udder Health contains the building blocks for optimal organization of housing, care, and management. It follows you, the farmer, through your daily/weekly/monthly and annual routines, since udder health should not be regarded as separate from other activities on the farm. This edition pays extra attention to large dairy farms. After all, a systemic approach to udder health on those farms is even more important. Putting into practice set goals and signaling/monitoring problems are described extensively. This way they can be tackled systematically.

Do you know how to organize milking so that it takes the minimum time and runs smoothly and consistent with each cow? Do you know how to treat a cow with udder problems? Or how to overcome a cell count problem? In the end it's up to you, but this book is an invaluable starting point.

Its practical text, problem solving flowcharts and clear photos and illustrations make Udder Health an accessible and interesting guide for every dairy farmer. You'll find yourself turning to Udder Health time and again. The practical advise it offers will help you improve the understanding of udder health on your farm and achieve higher standards.

Udder Health will help you control the number one health problem on your dairy farm!

Copyright 2014, softcover, 64 pages

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