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An '''udder''' is an organ formed of the [[mammary gland]]s of [[female]] quadruped [[mammal]]s, especially [[ruminant]]s such as [[cattle]], [[goat]]s, [[sheep]] and [[deer]]. The udder is a single mass hanging beneath the animal, consisting of pairs of mammary glands. In cattle there are normally two pairs, in sheep, goats and deer there is one pair, and in some animals such as [[pig]]s there are many pairs.
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An '''udder''' is an organ formed of the [[mammary gland]]s of [[female]] quadruped [[mammal]]s, especially [[ruminant]]s such as [[cattle]], [[goat]]s, [[sheep]] and [[deer]]. The udder is a single mass hanging beneath the animal, consisting of pairs of mammary glands. In [[cattle]] there are normally two pairs, in sheep, goats and deer there is one pair, and in some animals such as [[pig]]s there are many pairs.
   
Udder care and hygiene in cows is important in [[milking]], aiding uninterrupted and untainted milk production, and preventing [[mastitis in dairy cattle|mastitis]]. Products exist to soothe the chapped skin of the udder. This helps prevent bacterial infection, and reduces irritation during milking by the cups, and so the cow is less likely to kick the cups off.
 
   
 
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An udder is an organ formed of the mammary glands of female quadruped mammals, especially ruminants such as cattle, goats, sheep and deer. The udder is a single mass hanging beneath the animal, consisting of pairs of mammary glands. In cattle there are normally two pairs, in sheep, goats and deer there is one pair, and in some animals such as pigs there are many pairs.


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