Milk Quality Academy 2016: Learning, networking and enjoying

Milk Quality Academy Ubrocare

More than 40 dairy cattle experts from around the world gathered in Putten (The Netherlands) on the second edition of the Milk Quality Academy organised by Boehringer Ingelheim last October. Veterinarians, from various European countries, Asia and MENA, attended cutting edge training for three intense days, as well as an exciting social agenda. The limited number of attendants and their positive attitude encouraged a friendly atmosphere with countless opportunities to exchange knowledge and experiences.

France restrains the use of antibiotics of critical importance

Through the promulgation of a decree and an order, France has established a list of antibiotic substances of critical importance, as well as the conditions of prescription and delivery of drugs containing one or several of these substances and the approved methods to determine the antibiotic sensitivity of bacterial strains.

Is dry cow therapy here to stay? - Global Milk Quality Expert Forum meeting hosts lively discussion

2nd Milk Quality Expert Forum

Boehringer Ingelheim’s second Quality Milk Expert Forum took place in January hosted in Copenhagen and attended 10 by delegates from around the world.  Building on the success of the 2015 meeting, which took place in Belgium, the meeting aimed to gather together world experts on milk hygiene and udder health for in-depth discussions on current issues and controversial topics.

 Chaired by Dr Michael Farre of an independent veterinary consultant in Denmark, this year’s meeting had a focus on dry cow therapy with the central question ‘Is dry cow therapy here to stay?’. 

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