When it comes to mastitis control, proper detection and treatment are crucial for productivity and profitability of the modern dairy cow.
Dr. Hallowell thoroughly details the structure of the mammary gland and how with ultrasound you can visualize normal mammary glands and abnormalities in the cow to aid in prognosis. Ultrasound has widely replaced radiography when it comes to teat and udder parenchyma examinations. With proper technique, ultrasound is an easy to perform, non-invasive technique that aids in differentiating possible causes, likely prognosis and monitoring response to therapy in relation to mastitis control.
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