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A three-month study of environmental mastitis in a dairy herd
  1. CJ Allison and
  2. A Greig


During the autumn/winter of 1976, a study was made of a severe mastitis outbreak which occurred in a herd of 96 cows. Forty-four cows and 61 quarters were clinically infected with new infections between September and mid-December. Escherichia coli was isolated in 84 per cent of clinical samples submitted for bacteriological examination.

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