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The Goal of this FAAST Review is to:
- Describe how dairy producers and their veterinarians can practice antimicrobial stewardship without compromising animal health and welfare
- Discuss the implementation of selective dry cow therapy programs, and the importance of colostrum management to reduce calf disease
- Review how dairy producers can tackle mastitis through managing the environment and the use of bacterial culture to ensure proper antimicrobial selection
What You’ll Learn/Topics Covered:
- How to identify mastitis infections in your lactating herd and when it is necessary to treat them
- The use of selective dry cow therapy and how to implement this program on your farm
- The importance of colostrum management to reduce failure of passive transfer in calves to reduce disease and ensure performance
How Does it Work?
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