Technology Transfer Session (Poster Session)

The TTS will be held on Monday and Tuesday, January 30-31, 2017. Posters will be available for viewing all day, with authors present at specified times during the day (see program).

In addition, selected posters from the TTS will be presented orally in the “Research and Development Summaries Session” to be held on Monday afternoon, January 30.


Technology Transfer Session Poster Presentations


  1. Whole-genome Sequencing Analysis of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in Streptococcus uberis and Streptococcus dysgalactiae isolates from Canadian Maritime Dairy Herds

Julian Reyes, Marguerite Cameron, Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Lecompte, Luke Heider, J. Trenton McClure, Javier Sanchez, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island, Canada


  1. Detection of Reservoirs of Strep. agalactiae in Automatic Milking Systems

Sasha L. Henriksen1, Torben W. Bennedsgaard2, Ilka C. Klaas1, 1University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2Himmerland Bovine Practitioners, Aars, Denmark


  1. Costs of Mastitis and Milk Quality Management Practices Perceived by Dairy Producers in the Southeastern United States

Derek T. Nolan1, Chandler Blakely2, Peter Krawczel2, Christina Petersson-Wolfe3, Gina Pighetti2, Amanda Stone1,4, Stephanie Hill Ward4,5, Jeffrey M. Bewley1, 1University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, 2University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 3Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, 4Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, USA, 5North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA


  1. Persistence of Coagulase Negative Staphylococcal Intramammary Infection in Dairy Goats

Véronique Bernier Gosselin, Luiza Placheta, Emily Quas, Jacob Wilshusen, Elizabeth Limberg, Pamela R.F. Adkins, John R. Middleton, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA


  1. Teat Recovery after Machine Milking as Determined by Ultrasonography and its Association with Teat-end Shape

Matthias Wieland1, Paul D. Virkler1, Anne Borkowski1, Nils lveby2, Philip Wood2, Daryl V. Nydam1, 1Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, 2DeLaval International AB, Tumba, Sweden


  1. Udder Health without Dry Cow Antibiotics: The Potential of Shortening or Omitting the Dry Period

Renny van Hoeij1, Theo Lam2, Bas Kemp1, Ariëtte van Knegsel1, 1Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2 Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands


  1. Intention of Farmers toward Controlling Mastitis in Urban and Peri-urban Dairy Production Systems of Northwest Ethiopia

S.A. Mekonnen1,2, G. Koop1, T.J.G.M. Lam1,3, H. Hogeveen1,4, 1Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 2University of Gondar, Ethiopia, 3GD Animal Health, Deventer, The Netherlands, 4Wageningen University, The Netherlands


  1. Pilot Study: Impact of Using a Culture-guided Selective Dry Cow Therapy Program Targeting Quarter-level Treatment on Udder Health and Antibiotic Use

Kruthika Patel, Sandra Godden, Erin Royster, Jennifer Timmerman, Brian Crooker, Nathaniel McDonald, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA


  1. The Antimicrobial Effects of Bovine Mammary Stem Cell Secretome on the Mastitis Pathogen Klebsiella Pneumonia

Amy K. Vasquez, Melissa Ledet, Daryl V. Nydam, Gerlinde Van de Walle, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York, USA


  1. Economic Benefit of an Improved Conception rate in Dairy Cows through Additional Treatment of Mastitis with Meloxicam

Felix J.S. van Soest1, Scott McDougall2, Henk Hogeveen1, 1Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2Cognosco AnexaFVC, Morrinsville, New Zealand


  1. Providing Routine PCR Testing as Part of Official Milk Recording Options

Angela Dawn Coburn, AgSource Cooperative Services, Verona, Wisconsin, USA


  1. A Colony-PCR Method for Bovine and Human Streptococcus agalactiae Diagnostic

Claudia Cobo-Angel1, Juan Velasco-Bolaños1, Ana Soffia Jaramillo-Jaramillo1, Laura Lasso-Rojas1, Yenny Moreno-Tolosa1, Alejandro Ceballos-Márquez1, 1Research Group in Milk Quality and Veterinary Epidemiology, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia


  1. Potential of Phytoceutical Products to Cause Interference on Antibiotic Residue Detection Tests

K.A.E. Mullen1, E. Beasley1,2, J.Q. Rizzo3, S.P. Washburn1, R.E. Baynes2, S.E. Mason4, and K.L. Anderson2, 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 2North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 3Charm Sciences Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, USA


  1. Transmission of Group B Streptococci between Herd Employees and Dairy Cows

Michael Farre1, Ilka C. Klaas2, Uffe B. Skov Sørensen3, 1SEGES P/S, Århus, Denmark, 2KU SUND, København, Denmark, 3Aarhus University, Denmark


  1. A Cow- and Herd-specific Bio-Economic Model of Intramammary Infections in Dairy Cows

Carsten Kirkeby1, Maya Gussmann1, Kaare Græsbøll1, Søren Saxmose Nielsen2, Nils Toft1, Tariq Halasa1, 1DTU National Veterinary Institute, Frederiksberg, Denmark, 2University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark


  1. Cross-sectional Study of Teat and Inguinal Skin Colonization of Dairy Heifers with Various Staphylococcal Species

Pamela R. F. Adkins1, John R. Middleton1, Simon Dufour2, 1University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri, USA, 2University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada


  1. Composition and Quality of Bovine Milk in Rainy and Dry Seasons in Northeast Brazil

José G. B. Galvão Júnior¹, Adriano H. N. Rangel², Jean B. A. Silva³, José G. L. Regadas Filho4, Stela A. Urbano², André F. Brito5, Emanuelle P. E. Silva², ¹Instituto Federal de Educação e Tecnologia do Rio Grande do Norte, Ipanguaçu, Rio Grande, Brazil, ²Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Macaíba, Rio Grande, Brazil, ³Universidade Federal do Semiárido, Mossoró, Rio Grande, Brazil, 4Cargill Animal Nutrition, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 5University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA


  1. Association of Herd-level Parameters and Incidence Rate of Clinical Mastitis in 20 Brazilian Dairy Herds

Tiago Tomazi1,2, Gabriel C. Ferreira1, Alessandra M. Orsi1, Juliano L. Gonçalves1, Paula A. Ospina2, Paolo Moroni2, Marcos V. dos Santos1, 1Milk Quality Research Laboratory, Qualileite, University of São Paulo, Pirassununga, Brazil, 2Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA


  1. Longitudinal Characterization of Mastitis-causing Pathogens Previously Identified as ‘other Streptococcal species, including Lactococcus

Jessica C. Scillieri Smith, Paolo Moroni, Carlos G. Santisteban, Bradley J. Rauch, Daryl V. Nydam, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA


  1. Antibiotic Microbial Resistance in Mastitis Bacterial Pathogens

R.A. Almeida1, R.D. Abdi1, S.M. Cantwell1, S.I. Headrick1, B.E. Gillespie1, G.M. Pighetti1, P. Krawczel1, J. Klefot2, J.M. Bewley2, S. Allen3, S. Ward3, O. Kerro-Dego1, S.P. Oliver1, 1The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 2University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, 3Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, USA


  1. Environmental Streptococci and Streptococci-like Bacteria Identified as a Miscellaneous Pathogen by 16rRNA Sequencing and MALDI-TOF MS

Juliano L. Gonçalves1,3, Melina M. Barcelos1, Larissa Martins1, Cristian M. de M. R. Martins1, Rafaela de C. Grenfell2, Tiago Tomazi1, Kevin L. Anderson3, Marcos V. dos Santos1, 1University of São Paulo, USP, Pirassununga, Brazil, 2Federal University of São Paulo, UNIFESP, São Paulo, Brazil, 3North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA


  1. Molecular Identification of Streptococcus agalactiae Virulence Factors in Isolates Recovered from Subclinical Mastitis in Dairy Herds from Antioquia, Colombia

Diana Macías1, Julián Reyes2, Giovanny Torres3, 1Cooperativa Colanta Ltda, Antioquia, Colombia, 2Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 3Tropical Medicine Colombian Institute-CES University, Antioquia, Colombia


  1. Development of an On-farm qPCR Test to Detect Mastitis Pathogens in Milk

Anja Sipka1, Jeffrey H. Mills2, Huda Suliman2, Fathima Rinzan2, Tim Moshier2, Bradley Rauch1, Daryl Nydam1, 1Quality Milk Production Services, College for Veterinary Medicine Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, 2Acumen Detection LLC, Syracuse, New York, USA

24. Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates                 from Cases of Bovine Mastitis

O. Kerro Dego, R.D. Abdi, J. Vaughn, C. Merrill, S.M. Cantwell, B.E. Gillespie, R.A. Almeida, S.I. Headrick, G.M. Pighetti, P. Krawczel, J. Keflot, J.M. Bewley, S.P. Oliver, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA


  1. Comparison of ATP Bioluminescence and Microbiological Culturing to Estimate Bacterial Levels in Milking Parlor Environments

Kathryn Osborne, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA


  1. Subclinical Mastitis, Somatic Cell Count, and Milk Composition in Dairy Goats

Layda García, Audrey Torres, Animal Production and Technology Department, Decanato de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Centroccidental “Lisandro Alvarado,” Tarabana, Lara, Venezuela


  1. Multiplex PCR: A Tool for Identification of Streptococci of Importance in Udder Health and Milk Quality in Chilean Dairies

Paulina Pacha, Marcos Munoz, Aileen Mora, Carmen Villaguala, Alejandra Latorre, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chillán, Chile


  1. Canadian National Dairy Study: Bulk Tank Milk Mastitis Pathogens Results

Cathy A. Bauman1, Herman Barkema2, Jocelyn Dubuc3, Greg Keefe4, David F. Kelton1, 1University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 3Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, 4University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada


  1. The Impact of Parlor Equipment Function and Maintenance on Milk Quality in the Southeast United States

Kellie M. Enger1, Gina M. Pighetti2, Chandler Blakely2, Peter D. Krawczel2, Jeffrey M. Bewley3, Amanda Stone3,4, Stephanie Hill Ward4, Stephen P. Oliver2, Christina Petersson-Wolfe1, 1Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, 2University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 3University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, 4Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, USA


  1. Case Study: Increasing Prep Time in the VMS Automatic Milk Stations does not Affect Milk Performance Indicators
  2. Gentilini1, R. Kolstad1, M. Lopez-Benavides2, 1DeLaval Manufacturing, Waunakee, Wisconsin, USA, 2DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA


  1. Process Control in Platform Mounted Teat Disinfection Systems

Ian C Ohnstad1, Colin Kingston2, Richard Hiley2, Matthew Barker2, Mark Cinderey2, 1The Dairy Group, Taunton, Somerset, UK, 2Ambic Equipment Ltd, Witney, Oxfordshire, UK


  1. Feeding OmniGen-AF Beginning 60 Days Prior to Dry-Off Reduces Mastitis, Lowers SCC, and Increases Milk Yield at Calving in a Problem Dairy Herd

D.D. Lyles1, S.C. Nickerson1, F.M. Kautz1, L.O. Ely1, A.D. Rowson2, D.J. Hurley1, J.D. Chapman2, D.J. McLean2, 1University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA, 2Phibro Animal Health Corp., Quincy, Illinois, USA


  1. Treatment Patterns for Mastitis in Danish Dairy Cattle Farms

Maya Gussmann1, Kaare Græsbøll1, Carsten Kirkeby1, Søren Saxmose Nielsen2, Nils Toft1, Michael Farre3, Tariq Halasa1, 1Technical University of Denmark, 2University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark, 3SEGES, Aarhus, Denmark


  1. Application of Siderophore Receptor Proteins and Porins Technology for Controlling Klebsiella Mastitis in a Commercial Dairy Herd

Patrick Gorden1, Michael Kleinhenz1, Joshua Ydstie1, Larry Slinden2, Darren Straub2, Mark Peterson2, Doug Burkhardt2, 1Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa, USA, 2Epitopix, LLC, Willmar, Minnesota, USA


  1. Is Dry Cow Therapy Here to Stay?

Michael Farre1, Elke Abbeloos2, Sarne De Vliegher3, Oriol Franquesa4, Ian Hodge5, Volker Krömker6, Bill May7, Martin Pol8, Jean-Phillippe Roy9, Olivier Salat10, Giacomo Tolasi11, Tine van Werven12, Marcos Veiga dos Santos13, 1SEGES, Denmark, 2Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Germany, 3University Ghent, Belgium, 4QLLET, Spain, 5PureMilk/Vetent, New Zealand, 6Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany, 7Lambert, Leonard & May, UK, 8Lactodiagnostico Sur SRL, Argentina, 9Université de Montréal, Canada, 10Clinique Vétérinaire de la Haute-Auvergne, France, 11Studio Veterinario Armigio, Italy, 12Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands, 13Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil


  1. The Effect of Short-term Feeding of Dietary Tocopherol Mix Oil on the Expression of Immunometabolic-related Genes in Circulating Neutrophils from Lactating Dairy Cows

Yang Qu1, Theodore H. Elsasser2, M. Garcia3, Cynthia M. Scholte1, Erin E. Connor4, G.K. Schroeder5, Kasey M. Moyes1, 1University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA, 2Agricultural Research Service, Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, USA, 3Kansa State University, Kansas, USA, 4Agricultural Research Service, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, USA, 5Cargill, Inc., Elk River, Minnesota, USA


  1. Efficacy of a Drying-off Protocol Using Ciprofloxacin Combined with an Internal Teat Sealant

Cristian Marlon de M. R. Martins1, Bruna G. Alves1, Camylla P. Monteiro1, Marcelo A. Feckinghaus2, Marcus L. G. Rezende2, Bruna M. Guerreiro2, Marcos V. dos Santos1, 1University of São Paulo, Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil, 2Ourofino Saúde Animal, Cravinhos, São Paulo, Brazil


  1. Influence on the Dry Period Duration and the Teat Length Over Drying-off Permanence and the Elimination of a Novel Internal Sealant at Calving

C.N.Acuña1, G.F. Casasnovas1, A. Almada2, J. Rattero3, M. Mildemberg3, S. Terminiello1, A. Mitri1, 1Milk Producer Cooperative, San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2Merial Argentina, Capital Federal, Argentina, 3Dairy Farm “La Campinia,” Entre Ríos, Argentina


  1. Germicidal Activity of Different Germicides Against Spore-forming Bacillus cereus

D.R. Bruno1, M. Lopez-Benavides1, C. Mateus1, A. Britten2, M. Gurajala2, 1DeLaval Manufacturing, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 2Udder Health Systems, Meridian, Idaho, USA


  1. Evaluation of Powdered Teat Dip Post Milking Under Cold Weather Conditions

K.M. Morrill1, J.C. Scillieri-Smith1, H.M. Dann2, H.M. Gauthier2, C.S. Ballard2, 1Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, 2William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, New York, USA


  1. 41. Longitudinal Profiling of the Milk Microbiome: Lessons Learned from Experimentally Induced and Naturally Infected Animals about the Impact of coli Mastitis and Treatment Using a Third-generation Cephalosporin

Erika K. Ganda1, Rafael S. Bisinotto1,2, Anja Sipka1, Brianna Pomeroy1, Natalia Gaeta1, Svetlana F. Lima1, Kristina Kronauer1, Dean H. Decter1, Georgios Oikonomou1,3, Ynte H. Schukken1, Rodrigo C. Bicalho1, 1Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, 2University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 3University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK


  1. Efficacy of an Intramammary Antibiotic Containing 200 mg of Cloxacillin in Extended Therapy for the Treatment of Clinical Mastitis in Dairy Cows

Marisa A Martinez1, Agustina Boggia2, Laura E Araujo3,4, Maria Victoria Lucas3,4, Juan Manuel Rodriguez Persico1, Jesus Pesoa1, Mariana F Lucas3,4, 1Biogénesis Bagó S.A, Garin, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2Private Activity, Carlos Casares, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 3Universidad del Salvador, Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 4El Trébol Consultora, Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina


  1. Effect of Staphylococcus aureus Genotypes on Antibiotic Treatment Response during Lactation

Eduardo de S. C. Pinheiro1, Felipe Z. Freitas2 , Juliano L. Gonçalves1, Juliana Barreiro1, Alessandra M. Orsi1, Andrea M. Moreno1, Luisa Z. Moreno1, Marcos V. dos Santos1, 1University of São Paulo, Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil, 2Veterinarian, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil


  1. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Effect of Selenium Supplementation on Somatic Cell Count in Dairy Cattle

Claudia Cobo-Angel1, Javier Sanchez2, Lina González-Gordon1, Alejandro Ceballos-Márquez1, 1Universidad de Caldas, Colombia, 2Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Canada