Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 6

Effect of Mastitis on Behavioral Changes of Dairy Cows, its Treatment and Control

Riaz Ahmed Gul1*, Faisal Abbas2, Hamza Jawad1, Hira Anjum1*, Muhammad Ijaz2, Muhammad Waseem2, Amir Sohail3, Arfa Shahzad1, Farhan Mehmood3, Sana Ullah1, Maryam Javed1, Muhammad Usman Maqsood1, Ibrahim1, Zoya Afzal1

1University College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
2University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
3Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Riaz Ahmed Gul and Hira Anjum, University College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.

Received: April 25, 2022 Published: May 19, 2022


Livestock sector play an important role in the economy of Pakistan as well as it is a livelihood of farmer. These reared these animals to meet the consumption of milk, meat and other products. Mastitis comes among the one of the common and high paying problem of the dairy industry. It is ranked as a number one pathological condition of dairy farm animal. It effect the both corporate and commercial dairy farm. It contribute a major economic loss in farm income both at small level that is commercial farm as well as at large scale industries like corporates farms. The purpose of this review article is to indicate the major causes of mastitis like clinical as well as subclinical mastitis, its behavioral changes observed in animal, treatment protocol applied and drug of choice used at farm to control the mastitis. We will also point out that why sub-clinical mastitis is more important and what are the major changes that occur in mastitis milk with respect to the mastitis free milk. In this review article we will also discuss the bacteria that are involved in causing mastitis. We will also put a light on pathogenesis of mastitis as well as predisposing and other factor that are helpful in causing mastitis in this article. By this study we will estimate that which method or treatment plan is good for the treatment of mastitis and how we can prevent the occurrence of mastitis. In this review article will also know that what is clinical mastitis, what is subclinical mastitis and what are behavioral changes and treatment protocol that can be used to prevent and control mastitis. We will also gave a quick review to the total losses that are caused by mastitis. For the identification of mastitis, the changes that comes in the behavior of animal is of very important. Mastitis is still one of the major issue of dairy farm that increase the cost of production of milk and if we control it, it will be major achievement in dairy industry.

Keywords:Mastitis; Types of Mastitis; Behavioral Changes; Bacteria; Treatment


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Citation: Riaz.A.G. and Hira.A., et al. “Effect of Mastitis on Behavioral Changes of Dairy Cows, its Treatment and Control". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.6 (2022): 33-38.


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