1999 - Volume #23, Issue #2, Page #28[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
The new detector can be used with most makes and models of milking systems. It works by detecting increased salt content in milk, which indicates the onset of mastitis.
Portable unit can be used in parlors or stanchion setups. It simply installs in each milking unit and tells you which quarter of the udder is infected. Early detection greatly reduces the amount of antibiotics needed to cure a problem, the company notes.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, S.A. Christensen & Co., DK-6000 Kolding, Denmark (ph 011 45 75 52 36 66).
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