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A Guide to Selective
Dry Cow Therapy

Advancing Antimicrobial Stewardship on

New York’s Dairy Farms

Treatment protocols for farms of all sizes,

resources & educational materials

for dairy producers, veterinarians, extension agents & educators.


Developed by the Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship (CADE), in collaboration with Cornell University’s Quality Milk Production Service (QMPS), the New York Farm Viability Institute & Dairy Health.

Is Selective Dry Cow Treatment (SDCT) right for my farm?




Benefits of Selective Dry Cow Therapy

  • Save money

  • It's safe

  • Consumer demand is changing

  • NY dairy farmers can lead the way in antimicrobial stewardship

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