Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Ontario Dairy Industry

Ontario Dairy Industry
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Video Details

The Goal of this FAAST Review is to:

  1. Describe how dairy producers and their veterinarians can practice antimicrobial stewardship without compromising animal health and welfare
  2. Discuss the implementation of selective dry cow therapy programs, and the importance of colostrum management to reduce calf disease
  3. Review how dairy producers can tackle mastitis through managing the environment and the use of bacterial culture to ensure proper antimicrobial selection

What You’ll Learn/Topics Covered:

  • How to identify mastitis infections in your lactating herd and when it is necessary to treat them
  • The use of selective dry cow therapy and how to implement this program on your farm
  • The importance of colostrum management to reduce failure of passive transfer in calves to reduce disease and ensure performance

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