Quality milk begins with attention to detail

As the National Dairy farm magazine, Hoard's Dairyman's Milk Quality E-source provides management information to dairy herd owners on producing top quality milk. Attention is paid to environmental factors, milking equipment handling, milking techniques, and the economic impact of high quality milk.

Award Winners

From more than 220 applicants, these operations stood out for having produced high-quality milk consistently. Applications were evaluated for measures of quality, systems of monitoring udder health, milking routine, protocols for detection and treatment of clinical and subclinical cases, and strategies...
Relentless attention to details sets these National Dairy Quality Award winners apart. They're on top of everything from fastidious stall care to meticulous milking and from frequent use of CMT paddles to painstaking dry-off procedures
Here's a detailed look at the practices of the five Platinum winners in the National Dairy Quality Awards competition. Meticulous milking is vital, but it takes concerted effort in all areas of herd care to produce the best milk in the nation
These farms pair preventative practices with effective mastitis treatment. The six Platinum winners in this year's National Dairy Quality Awards competition work closely with their veterinarians to create sound protocols and outstanding results