Technotes and Mastitis Investigation Pack
The Countdown Technotes for Mastitis Control
The Countdown Technotes for Mastitis Control are an essential reference for advisers in mastitis and milk quality.
The Technotes are a companion publication to the Countdown Farm Guidelines for Mastitis Control. They form both a technical reference and a tool of trade, providing the scientific rationale behind each Farm Guideline recommendation, with practical tips and key references.
Previous technotes updates
The 2003 Technote Update Pack
The 2003 Update Pack comprised eight new and revised Technotes (Electronic versions below). Electronic versions are available below.
Countdown Adviser Talking Points
The Countdown Mastitis Investigation Pack
The Countdown Mastitis Investigation Pack consists of:
- The Investigation Master Sheet (Sheet A) for coordinating the investigation
and formulating a plan of action; and
- 12 recording sheets (Sheets B to M) for gathering and interpreting relevant
Technote 13 contains a brief description of each element of the pack and how to use it. Investigators need to be familiar with how to use the pack before starting a farm investigation.