«Practical prevention seen from a farmer’s perspective.»
With a structured approach, a dairy farm can achieve and maintain first-rate udder health. Udder Health is a guide for farmers and their employees.
Udder Health contains the building blocks for optimal organisation of housing, care and management. It follows you, the farmer through your daily/weekly/monthly routines.
Udder health is aimed primarily on the prophylaxis, prevention of diseases on your dairy farm.
Do you know how to organise milking so that it takes the minimum time and runs smoothly 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 down 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 advice it offers will help you improve the understanding of udder health on your farm and achieve higher standards.
Udder Health will help you to control the number one health problem on your dairy farms!
Authors Jan Hulsen and Theo Lam can guarantee quality and relevance in practice. Jan Hulsen (Vetvice) wrote the successful Cow Signals, Hooves and From calf to heifer, and trains and advises dairy farmers and their advisors all over the world. Theo Lam earned his spurs as a mastitis researcher and cattle vet and is currently project leader of the Dutch Udder Health Center.
For more information about the Cow Signals-Udder Health Training (Practical procedures for more immunity and less mastitis), please contact Joep Driessen of the Cow Signals Training Company.