Milk Quality

Faculty Website

Pamela Ruegg
Professor of Physiology and Management
http://milkquality.wisc.edu/

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Peer-Reviewed Articles

Bergman, M. A., R.M. Richert, K. M. Cicconi, M. J. Gamroth, Y.H. Schukken, K. E. Stiglbauer, and P. L. Ruegg.  2014.  Comparison of selected animal observations and management practices used to assess welfare of calves and adult dairy cows on organic and conventional dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. 97:4269-4280.

Oliveira, L., and P.L. Ruegg.  2014.  Treatments of clinical mastitis occurring in cows on 51 large dairy herds in WisconsinJ. Dairy Sci. 97:5426-5436.

Oliveira, L., C. Hulland, and P. L. Ruegg. 2013. Characterization of clinical mastitis occurring in cows on 50 large dairy herds in Wisconsin. J. Dairy Sci. 96:7538-7549.

O’Connell, A., P.L. Ruegg, D. Gleeson and S. McParland. 2015. Seasonal trends in milk quality in Ireland between 2007 and 2011. J. Dairy Sci. accepted 8 Feb 2015.

Cicconi-Hogan, K.M., N. Belomestnykh, R.M. Gamroth, P.L. Ruegg, L. Tikofsky and Y.H. Schukken. 2014. Short Communication: Prevalence of methicillin resistance in coagulase-negative Staphylococcus and Staphylococcus aureus isolated from bulk milk from organic and conventional dairy herds in New York, Oregon and Wisconsin. J. Dairy Sci. 97:2959-2964.

Bytyqi, H., P. Ruegg, F. Rrusetmaj, P. Kastrati and S. Wells. 2014. A study of the somatic cell count of Kosovo bulk milk farm management and perspective. Albanian J. Agric. Sci. 13:317-323.

Ruegg, P.L. and J.C.F. Pantoja. 2013. Understanding and using somatic cell counts as an indicator of milk quality. Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research. 52:101-117.

Cazer, C.L., R.M. Mitchel, K.M. Cicconi-Hogan, M. Gamroth, R.M. Richert, P.L. Ruegg and Y.H. Schukken. 2013. Associations between Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis antibodies in bulk tank milk, season of sampling and protocols for managing infected cows. BMC Veterinary Research. 9:234-241.

O’Connell, A., P.L. Ruegg and D. Gleeson. 2013. Farm management factors associated with the Bacillus cereus count in bulk tank milk. Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research. 52:229-241.

Cho, S., C.P. Fossler, F. Diez-Gonzalez, S.J. Wells, C.W. Hedberg, J.B. Kaneene, P.L. Ruegg, L.D. Warnick and J.B. Bender. 2013. Herd-level risk factors associated with fecal shedding of Shiga toxin-encoding bacteria on dairy farms in Minnesota, USA. Can. Vet. J. 54:693-697.

Cicconi-Hogan, K. M., M. Gamroth, R. M. Richert, P.L. Ruegg, K.E. Stiglbauer and Y.H. Schukken. 2013. Risk factors associated with bulk tank standard plate count, bulk tank coliform count and the presence of Staphylococcus aureus in the bulk tank on dairy farms in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 969:7578-7590.

Richert, R.M., K.M. Cicconi-Hogan, Y.H. Schukken, M.J. Gamroth, K.E. Stiglbauer and P.L. Ruegg. 2013. Perceptions and risk factors for lameness on organic and small conventional farms. J. Dairy Sci. 96:5018-5026.

Richert, R.M., K.M. Cicconi, M.J. Gamroth, Y.H. Schukken, K.E. Stiglbauer and P.L. Ruegg. 2013. Risk factors for clinical mastitis, ketosis, and pneumonia on organic and small conventional farms. J. Dairy Sci. 96:4269-4285.

Cicconi-Hogan, K. M., M. Gamroth, R. M. Richert, P.L. Ruegg, K.E. Stiglbauer and Y.H. Schukken. 2013. Associations of risk factors with somatic cell count in bulk tank milk on organic and conventional dairy farms in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 96:3689-3702.

Richert, R.M., K. M. Cicconi, M. J. Gamroth, Y.H. Schukken, K. E. Stiglbauer and P. L. Ruegg. 2013. Management factors associated with veterinary usage by organic and conventional dairy farms. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 242:1732-1743.

Cortinhas, A., L. Oliveira, C. Hulland, M.V. Santos and P.L. Ruegg. 2013. Minimum inhibitory concentrations of cephalosporin compounds and their active metabolites for selected mastitis pathogens. Am. J. Vet. Res. 74:683-690.

Stiglbauer, K.E., K.M. Cicconi, R. Richert, Y.H. Schukken, P.L. Ruegg and M. Gamroth. 2013. Assessment of herd management on organic and conventional dairy farms in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 96:1290-1300.

Hohmann, K., and P.L. Ruegg. 2012. The Influence of Extension on Team Success of a Milk Quality Improvement Program. J. of Extension. 50:5, 5FEA6.

Pantoja, J.C.F., A.C.O. Rodrigues, C. Hulland, D.J. Reinemann, and P.L. Ruegg. 2012. Investigating Contamination of Bulk Tank Milk with Listeria monocytogenes on a Dairy Farm. Food Protection Trends. 32:512-521.

Pantoja, J.C. F., G.J.M. Rosa, D.J. Reinemann, and P.L. Ruegg. 2012. Sampling strategies for total bacterial count of unpasteurized bulk milk. J. Dairy Sci. 95:2326-2335.

Olivera, L., H. Langoni, C.M. Hulland and P.L. Ruegg. 2012. Minimum inhibitory concentration of Staphylococcus aureus recovered from clinical and subclinical cases of bovine mastitis. J. Dairy Sci. 95:1913-1920.

Conference Proceedings

Ruegg, P.L., 2014. Risks, realities and responsibilities associated with mastitis treatments. Proc. Reg. Meeting National Mastitis Council, Aug 4-6, 2014, Ghent, Belgium, available in online:  www.nmconline.org

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