Tips for Treating Mastitis

When it comes to sorting the cows in the farm, one has to extra careful.

  • Take a sample prior to the cow is treated

Use the on-farm culture system or send it to a vet. "We know that using milk and moderate mastitis, we can wait 24 hours for results before starting treatment," Tikofsky said.

"If you do not have access to culture on time and treat most of the mastitis if he does not get better, at least now you have a sample for civilization to locate the offender before you attempt to treat him." In most clinical dairy companies Inflammation Mastitis in cows will be found throughout milking.

  • Sample culture

It is at this time that civilization has to be taken and processed at the labor force on the farm that is sent to facilities out agriculture. 

  • Treat according to outcomes

Tikofsky stated the results will normally break down as follows:

A third of the samples will not grow along with the cow does not require treatment.

A third will be positive for gram-negative germs like E. coli or Klebsiella. "Most milk and moderate E. coli infections will heal on their own," Tikofsky explained. "There is not any effective labeled intra-milk treatment for Klebsiella."

The remaining third will probably be gram-positive bacteria. Tikofsky urges the usage of narrow-spectrum antibiotics that are acceptable for treating certain challenges.

  •  Use narrow-spectrum antibiotics

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If you decide on blanket therapy for mastitis treatment, Tikofsky recommends short-term therapy that quickly prevents cows from maintenance to put milk to the tank. "Use narrow-spectrum antibiotics which target gram-positive germs," he explained. "Using antibiotics wisely is important, so avoid treatment with antibiotics that are medically important in human medicine.