Sub Clinical Mastitis (SCM)


Most prevalent form of mastitis – around 70% of the losses in mastitis is due to this form due to its prolonged effect throughout lactation.  It is difficult to identify without testing the milk.


Common symptoms:

No specific symptoms are seen except a slight decrease in milk production.

Testing of milch animals for SCM should be performed atleast once in a week.


California mastitis

Strip cup test


Paper test