Owen Atkinson, BVSc, DCHP, MRCVS, is a dairy vet with 20 years’ experience in clinical farm practice. He established the Cheshire-based Dairy Veterinary Consultancy and has worked throughout the UK and, occasionally, overseas.
Owen provides strategic health advice and training to the dairy industry, and offers a second opinion and referral service for veterinary practices. His focus is on success factors, cow health and welfare, and sustainability.
He is an RCVS diplomate in cattle health and production, and a CowSignals master trainer. Owen has particular professional interests in lameness reduction, rumen health and housing design.
Mastitis: advice for controlling it in dry period and post-calving
Owen Atkinson reviews some aspects of mastitis control at drying off and through the dry period, including immediately after calving.