Mastitis and milk quality: current topics on the 2016 World Buiatric Congress

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The 29th World Buiatrics Congress, held from July 3-8 in the Convention Centre Dublin, gathered 3.000 leading veterinarians and bovine experts from all over the world. This report is a summary of the main lectures about udder health and milk quality presented during the congress.

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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