Pathogens – The Cause Of Mastitis

Disease-causing bacteria are called pathogens. The most common mastitis pathogens are found in the udder tissues, spreading from cow-to-cow (contagious pathogens) or in the herd's surroundings (environmental pathogens), such as bedding materials, manure, and soil. This distinction may be important when assessing the challenges present in a herd and the measures which may be taken to reduce or …