From vacuum to teat cup liners: How milking equipment influences udder health

It is without question that genetics have an influence on udder health. But, of course, there are other factors that also have a lot of influence on the quality of the milk and the incidence of mastitis. In addition to the milking claw, the level of vacuum is one of the factors that works directly on the udder and the teats. Scientists estimate that around one quarter of all mastitis events are due to problems with the milking equipment. Below, we will explore the important points regarding pulsation settings and what solutions are available when selecting milking equipment, particularly teat cup liners.

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