The importance of teat-end integrity on the risk of intra-mammary infections


  • Mario G. López Benavides DeLaval



The interaction between milking machine and milking procedures, associated with risk of mastitis are discussed, with special emphasis on pre and post-milking routines. The importance of teat-end integrity to minimize bacterial infection is based on biological findings that have been integrated into practical farm milking routines and practices over the last few decades.

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Author Biography

Mario G. López Benavides, DeLaval

PhD., Technology Manager, Milk Quality, Animal Health, DeLaval, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.


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How to Cite

López Benavides, M. G. (2017). The importance of teat-end integrity on the risk of intra-mammary infections. Revista Colombiana De Ciencias Pecuarias, 30, 208–210.



XVIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Buiatría