The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) has conducted three safety reviews of rBGH, and its representative keeps insisting to the Codex delegates that these safety reviews have shown the veterinary drug to be safe, with no noticed increase in mastitis
(udder infections) or antimicrobial residues from rBGH use.
Talking to reporter here on Sunday, the researchers said mastitis
in animals not only reduced milk production but it also rendered milk unwholesome for human consumption.
A EWE mastitis
research project funded by AHDB Beef & Lamb has highlighted the importance of knowing a flock's udder health status.
Ketosis, hypocalcemia, fatty liver syndrome, retained placenta, metritis, mastitis
and other related diseases occur frequently in this period (Wilde 2006).
is devastating for dairy farmers, as the bacteria can quickly spread throughout a herd.
Monitoring of temperature in ruminants can aid in heat stress, monitoring and detection of mastitis
, estrus, metritis, pneumonia/respiratory disease, pregnancy, and overall animal well-being.
Already the collars have helped farm staff identify cases of mastitis
It can lead to poor body condition, poorer fertility, increased mastitis
, smaller and weaker lambs and increased mortality.
Some new research on mastitis
, published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, is interesting.
The Poultry Science Lab for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, run by Billy Hargis, has already developed vaccines to battle several diseases in poultry Now, Hargis says, pharmaceutical company recently contacted him about producing a vaccine to combat mastitis
4) What about the epidemic characteristics of foot-and-mouth disease, anthrax, brucellosis and mastitis
generally occurs due to physiological hypertrophy of breast tissue after being scrubbed, crushed or squeezed.