+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Cost of mastitis and its prevention in four dairy cattle herds on st. croix usa virgin islands



Cost of mastitis and its prevention in four dairy cattle herds on st. croix usa virgin islands



Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 194(10): 1418-1421



Nonclinical mastitis in the dairy herds on St Croix, US Virgin Islands, represents a prevalent (97%) and severe problem (44% of quarters had California Mastitis Test results of 2 or 3). Streptococcus agalactiae (26%) and Staphylococcus aureus (22%) were the most prevalent pathogens. More than half (54%) of all organisms isolated and tested for resistance were resistant to ampicillin and benzyl penicillin; 29% were resistant to trimethoprim/sulfadiazine. Estimates of the loss of milk production suggested that there was a loss of 4.40 to 13.33 lb/cow/day. The yearly economic cost of prevention was estimated for each cow ($22.07); yearly income loss attributable to mastitis was estimated to be from $339 to $1,022/cow/yr. Suggestions for the prevention and control of mastitis are included.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 007165592

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 2656608


Related references

Some features of the Virgin Islands of the United States; the relations of the Virgin Islands to the principal Caribbean ridges and deeps; islands of the Virgin Bank; Saint Croix. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 9: 78-82, 1920

Microencapsulated permethrin sprays for control of southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari:Ixodidae), infesting Holstein dairy heifers on Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 79(3/4): 93-98, 1995

Profitability of dairy farming in St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands. Report, Virgin Islands Agricultural Experiment Station (4): 13, 1974

Problems in mastitis-free herds Dairy cattle, disease prevention, bacterioses, coliforms, California. Dairy herd management 19(10): 60, 1982

Food habits of Cattle Egrets on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Wilson Bulletin 112(2): 268-271, 2000

Scientific survey of puerto rico and the virgin islands vol 13 part 1 the insect fauna of st croix usa virgin islands. Scientific Survey Of Puerto-Rico And The Virgin Islands Vol 13 Part 1 The Insect Fauna Of St-Croix Usa Virgin Islands 114, 1970

Cost of mastitis in Scottish dairy herds with low and high subclinical mastitis problems. Turk Veterinerlik ve Hayvanclk Dergisi 24(5): 465-472, 2000

Health managements in dairy herds. A. Combat against mastitis. B. Benefit/cost analysis of mastitis control. Health managements in dairy herds A Combat against mastitis B Benefit/cost analysis of mastitis control: 325, 1978

Correlation of Miocene strata on the submarine St. Croix Ridge and onland St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Geo-Marine Letters 15(1): 17-22, 1995

Culicoides spp Diptera Ceratopogonidae associated with cattle in St Croix, Virgin Islands, and their relevance to blue tongue virus. Journal of Medical Entomology 27.6: 1071-1073, 1990

Production effects related to mastitis and mastitis economics in dairy cattle herds. Veterinary Research 34(5): 475-491, 2003

Culicoides spp diptera ceratopogonidae associated with cattle in st. croix virgin islands west indies and their relevance to bluetongue virus. Journal of Medical Entomology 27(6): 1071-1073, 1990

Season and location effects on serum and liver mineral concentrations of Senepol cattle on St Croix, Virgin Islands. Tropical Animal Health and Production 24(4): 223-230, 1992

Costs of clinical mastitis and mastitis prevention in dairy herds. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 202(8): 1230-1236, 1993

A second record of the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker from St. Croix, Virgin Islands : 211. The Cattle Egret in Jamaica, British West Indies: 269. Condor: 211, 1957