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Milking Routines

Masititis

Trainees will develop their understanding of how the milking routine has its effects on milking performance and udder health.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise the importance of milking on dairy enterprise economics
  • Understand the principles of milking machine mechanics and milking cow physiology
  • Adopt best practice for milking routine and milking machine maintenance and know what to do in case of machine dysfunction
  • Adopt best practice for controlling mastitis and somatic cell counts
  • Implement suitable recording systems

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