Sand Bedding and Mycoplasma Mastitis

If you’re using sand bedding, you may want to take some additional precautions against mastitis. In a study of mastitis outbreaks on multiple dairy farms, Utah State University researchers found a significant association between recycled bedding and Mycoplasma pathogens. • The outbreak was due to Mycoplasma pathogens found in stored recycled bedding sand. • Mycoplasma

Welcome to Peter’s Mat Chat.

I’m Peter Kyle, co-owner of North Brook Farms along with my lovely wife, Carolyn. We’ve been married for 30 years, and in the cow bedding business for about 25 (you can read our story here). As Carolyn and I travel from farm show to farm show, we tend to hear the same questions over and