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Udder health
  1. Peter Edmondson

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Udder Health and Communication Edited by H. Hogeveen. T. J. G. M. Lam 428 pages, hardback, €96. Wageningen Academic Publishers. 2011. ISBN 978 90 8686 185 9

THIS book is a combination of papers presented at the Udder Health and Communication conference held in the Netherlands in October 2011. Papers cover a wide variety of topics, including mastitis programmes from around the world, motivation and how to be a successful adviser, along with other scientific contributions. This review touches on just some of these papers.

Alastair Scott from the SAC discusses the role of economics in motivating farmers to improve udder health. Farmers need to understand the costs of disease and benefits of …

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