Management of mastitis on a dairy farm Mastitis
The course will help you become familiar with good udder health practices that affect milk quality and production on a farm. It will also reinforce your knowledge to achieve quality dairy products, preserve low levels of contamination and maximise farm profitability.
There are 5 voice-over videos structured according to the following points:
- Prevalence of mastitis
- Clinical Diagnosis
- Aethiology diagnosis and treatment
- Mastitis prevention and dry-off treatment
- KPIs and critical points in the milking process
Finally, a short quiz will let you know if you have acquired the knowledge to get the credits recognised by the unit.
- To understand the multifactorial process of mastitis impact on dairy farms.
- Review good udder health management practices to achieve better production results on dairy farms.
DVM, M.Sc Udder health consultant
Dr. Demetrio Herrera graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain in 1999, completing a master degree in Pork Production in 2000 by the Agriculture College of Aberdeen University (Scotland) and, afterwards, a second master degree in Dairy Cattle Farming in 2013 by the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He currently works as a Mastitis and Milk Quality consultant expert in a private company, Qllet, based in Catalonia (Spain). His activity is focused on dairy farm consultancy to prevent mastitis problems, improving udder health of the herd, milk quality and, as a consequence, improving dairy farm profitability.