Mastitis is inflammation of the mammary gland and udder tissue. This usually occurs as the immune response to bacterial invasion of the teat canal by various sources of bacteria present on the farm (generally through the bed or contaminated teat dips), and it can also occur as a result of chemical, mechanical, or thermal injury to the cow's udder. You can Detect Mastitis in Cows Early with Saber SCC
Mastitis is a disease multifactoral, closely related to the production system and environment that the cows are stored in mastitis risk factors or determinants of disease can be classified into three groups :. Host, pathogen and environmental determinants.
Subclinical: Some subclinical mastitis symptoms appear, although present in most dairy cattle. Measuring somatic cell count of milk quality and mastitis can be used as an indicator of the prevalence.
Clinical mastitis: The most obvious symptoms of clinical mastitis in the udder swelling, heat, hardness, redness or pain.
Milk takes the appearance of a watery, flakes, clots or pus is often present.
The decline in milk yields, increased body temperature, lack of appetite, and decreased mobility due to pain from swollen udders are also common signs.
Hygienic teat management: good management which includes housing, effective teat preparation and disinfection for good milk hygiene, health and disease control dot.
Rapid identification and treatment of clinical mastitis cases: including use of the most appropriate treatment for symptoms.