Table 4

Relative importance (%) of udder health programme attributes under both dairy production contexts

Cost (£/day)Efficacy in reducing BMSCC (cells/ml x 1000)Efficacy in reducing CM level (%)Technical support (£/day)
Dry-lot system22.523.242.212.1
Dry-lot with pasture access system2624.438.311.3
  • BMSCC, bulk milk somatic cell count; CM, clinical mastitis.