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Diary of Events

Workshops and courses which are available as CPD training opportunities as part of Mastitis Control Plan membership are listed on this page.

 

For further information on membership of the DMCP and subscription details, please email dmcp@qmms.co.uk or contact Katharine Leach on 01749 871171

 

Wednesday 8th May 2024

QMMS, Cedar Barn, Wells, Somerset

Dry period mastitis control - setting the cow up for the next lactation.

This course will discuss making rational decisions at the end of lactation and control of new infections during the dry period. Topics will include dry cow therapy, culling and environmental management. Case studies will be used to highlight mastitis patterns; delegates are encouraged to bring their own data for discussion.

Run by Taurus CPD, the cost of this course is £200 + VAT

For registered Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk

 

 

Wednesday 10th July 2024

QMMS Ltd, Cedar Barn, Easton, Wells, Somerset, and local farm

With Ian Ohnstad

 This practical course will discuss the role of the milking routine in optimising milk hygiene and udder health. There will be an emphasis on automatic milking systems (robotic milking).  The course will also cover other aspects of the environment including housing design, water and bedding.  

Numbers will be limited to 12 delegates

Run by Taurus CPD, this course costs £250 + VAT.

For registered  Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk

 

Wednesday 18th September 2024
Farmgate Vets, Kendal, Cumbria

 Making rational decisions around prevention and treatment of mastitis in lactation. 

Over the past 20 years, as dry period management has improved, new infections during lactation have become an increasingly important aspect of mastitis epidemiology. This course will cover some of the key areas of mastitis data analysis, as well as giving bespoke advice to farmers around managing mastitis during lactation. This will include therapeutics, milking routine and environmental management.

Case studies will be used to highlight mastitis patterns. Delegates are encouraged to bring their own data for discussion

Run by Taurus CPD, this course costs £200.00 + VAT.

For registered Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk

 

Wednesday 26th June 2024
QMMS Ltd, Cedar Barn, Easton, WELLS, Somerset

Following the relaunch of the TotalVet program, this course gives an opportunity for new users to learn from scratch, or those with some knowledge of the previous version to explore new features and reports. Delegates are encouraged to bring their own data for discussion.

Run by Taurus CPD, this course costs £75.00 + VAT.

For registered Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk

 

Wednesday 11th December 2024

QMMS, Cedar Barn, Easton, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1DU

This course is aimed at more recent graduates and younger members of the practice team, as well as more experienced veterinary surgeons and consultants who wish to review and consolidate their knowledge around areas of bovine mastitis and its control. This course will review key concepts in mastitis epidemiology and aetiology, illustrated with examples. Diagnostics and treatment will be summarised for both lactation and drying-off, including selective dry cow therapy. Finally, key areas of control will be discussed, with a focus on the management of the environment in dairy herds.

Run by Taurus CPD, the cost of this course is £200 + VAT

For registered Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk