Unclean animal/shed

Clinical Mastitis


It is one of the 3 forms of udder infections where physical changes are clearly visible in udder and milk. High yielding animals are more prone. Mainly caused by bacteria (around 100 types).


Common symptoms:

Swollen udder, decrease in milk yield, change in milk colour and consistency, Fever etc.

Practice clean milk production practices regularly to avoid mastitis.


Faulty milking practise

Physical changes of milk in clinical mastitis

Teat/udder injury

Inflamed udder in clinical mastitis