Formerly International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research

Study of subclinical mastitis in milch breeds of cattle in Western India

BEENU JAIN, ANUJ TEWARI, BHARAT BHANDERI and MAYURDHWAJ JHALA
Pantnagar Journal of Research, Volume - 20, Issue - 1 ( January-April. 2022)

Published: 2022-04-30

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Abstract


Subclinical mastitis (SCM) is an invisible infection of udder, mostly affecting milch animals. High milk yielding cattle are often more prone for SCM infection. When SCM infection remains untreated for long time it eventually ends up into chronic mastitis which causes huge fall in milk production. As SCM infection has many predisposing factors, in this present study breed wise prevalence of SCM was studied. On the basis of the results it was observed that crossbred cattle were found more affected in comparison to other cattle breeds.


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