A J Bradley, K A Leach, J E Breen, L E Green and M J Green

Introduction - Bovine mastitis remains as a significant cause of financial loss to the UK dairy industry and there is little evidence that the situation has improved in recent years. This paper is designed to ‘update’ the reader on the most recent findings of the Mastitis Diagnosis and Control Plan (The MDC Plan) first outlined in the 2005 conference. In addition it details a pilot project currently being undertaken to assess the best route for ‘roll out’ of the Plan.

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