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Selective dry-cow therapy (SDCT) could be used to reduce antibiotic use on commercial dairy farms in the United States but is not yet widely adopted, possibly due to concerns about the potential for negative effects on cow health. The objective of this study was to compare culture- and...

Author(s)
Rowe, S. M.; Godden, S. M.; Nydam, D. V.; Gorden, P. J.; Lago, A.; Vasquez, A. K.; Royster, E.; Timmerman, J.; Thomas, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2020, 103, 7, pp 6473-6492
Abstract

Objective: Is use of dry cow therapy, teat sealant, or dry cow therapy + teat sealant more effective in controlling heifer mastitis and decreasing SCC than no treatment? Materials and Methods: At 2 mo prepartum, 304 mammary quarters of 76 pregnant Holstein heifers were randomly assigned to (1) dry ...

Author(s)
Nickerson, S. C.; Kautz, F. M.; Harding, A. E.; Ely, L. O.; Hurley, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Applied Animal Science, 2020, 36, 1, pp 91-99
Abstract

Antimicrobial use in livestock production is a controversial subject. While antimicrobials should be used as little as possible, it is still necessary, from both an animal health and welfare point of view, to treat infected animals. The study presented here aimed to analyse antimicrobial use on...

Author(s)
Firth, C. L.; Käsbohrer, A.; Egger-Danner, C.; Fuchs, K.; Pinior, B.; Roch, F. F.; Obritzhauser, W.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 10, pp 707
Abstract

The objectives of this study were: (1) to determine the operating characteristics of a commercial milk leukocyte differential (MLD) test to detect intramammary infections in quarters of late-lactation dairy cows as compared to bacteriological culture and (2) to evaluate the milk production and...

Author(s)
Denis-Robichaud, J.; Almeida, R. A.; Ivey, S.; Rodriguez, R. R.; Payne, M.; Leslie, K. E.; Hockett, M. E.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Bovine Practitioner, 2019, 53, 2, pp 150-159
Abstract

Advice regarding the management and importance of the dry cow environment can be difficult to offer in many dairy herds for several reasons. These may include a perception that dry cow therapy (both internal teat sealant and antibiotic) is extremely effective at preventing infection, a lack of milk ...

Author(s)
Breen, J.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Livestock, 2020, 25, 5, pp 210-215
Abstract

The cessation of milking at the end of lactation is a routine management practice in dairy herds, and the importance of the dry period for milk production and udder health, has long been recognized. Among countries and herds, drying-off practices differ and include various milk cessation methods,...

Author(s)
Vilar, M. J.; Rajala-Schultz, P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2020, 262,
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare culture- and algorithm-guided selective dry-cow therapy (SDCT) programs with blanket dry-cow therapy (BDCT) in a multi-site, randomized, natural exposure clinical trial for the following cow-level outcomes: clinical mastitis, removal from the herd, and...

Author(s)
Rowe, S. M.; Godden, S. M.; Nydam, D. V.; Gorden, P. J.; Lago, A.; Vasquez, A. K.; Royster, E.; Timmerman, J.; Thomas, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2020, 103, 7, pp 6493-6503
Abstract

The application of selective dry cow therapy is one of the measures currently suggested to reduce the use of antibiotics in dairy herds. However, the application of selective dry cow therapy will have a profound impact on Italian dairy herds, very likely affecting both milk yield and quality....

Author(s)
Zecconi, A.; Sesana, G.; Vairani, D.; Cipolla, M.; Rizzi, N.; Zanini, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Italian Journal of Animal Science, 2019, 18, 1, pp 435-440
Abstract

To determine the efficacy of combination of lincomycin and spiramycin (LispiracinTM) for controlling bovine mastitis through systemic dry period therapy, present study was designed. A total of 20 dry pregnant cows were selected randomly at the end of lactation and divided into two equal G1 and G2...

Author(s)
Qaisar, H. M. U.; Tanveer Ahmad; Muhammad Rizwan; Muhammad Saqib
Publisher
Department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Punjab University Journal of Zoology, 2017, 32, 2, pp 197-201
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to determine the effects of selective dry cow treatment (SDCT) on udder health in Swiss dairy farms compared to a blanket dry cow treatment (BDCT). Cows with a somatic cell count (SCC) of less than 250'000 cells/ml and after BDCT in the previous dry period were...

Author(s)
Bucher, B.; Bleul, U.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2019, 161, 9, pp 533-544

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