Taurus CPD Courses: Getting Started with Mastitis Control 2022

Wednesday 27th April 2022

Venue: QMMS (Somerset)

Tutors:  Prof Andrew Bradley, Al Manning, Ian Glover

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 are summarised for both lactation and at drying-off, including selective dry cow therapy. Finally, key areas of control are discussed, with a focus on the management of the environment in dairy herds.

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

For registered AHDB Dairy 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

DMCP: Mastitis Control Plan Workshop 'Day 2' Course

Wednesday 18th May 2022

Venue: QMMS (Somerset)

Tutors:  Prof Andrew Bradley, Al Manning, Ian Glover

This day is designed for veterinary surgeons and consultants to bring herd mastitis 'cases' for group discussion and gain specialist advice. The day is also designed for new Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers who need to complete their training (previously attended a training 'Day 1' but have yet to attend the second day). Finally, existing Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers will find this day useful as an opportunity to refresh their approach to implementing the Plan on their clients' farms, and benefit from assistance with data interpretation and selection of Plan priorities.

Delegates will be expected to prepare a herd case example, including clinical mastitis and cell count data as well as bacteriology if available, and mastitis control 'ePlan' and give a short informal presentation.

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

For registered AHDB Dairy 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.

This course counts as the 'Day 2' to complete training for delivery of the AHDB Dairy Mastitis Control Plan.

For further details and to book please contact Katharine Leach on 01749 871 171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Taurus CPD Courses: Dairy cow environment and robotic milking 2022

Wednesday 8th June 2022

Venue: Kegworth Hotel and University of Nottingham Dairy Centre

Tutors:  Al Manning, 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 AHDB Dairy 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Taurus CPD Courses: Mastitis and Therapeutics 2022

Wednesday 6th July

Venue: QMMS (Somerset)

Tutors:  Prof Andrew Bradley, Al Manning, Ian Glover

This course revises the basic principles that underpin therapeutics in mastitis control and looks in detail at the science and research behind the use of intramammary therapy, systemic therapy, dry cow therapy, NSAIDs and vaccination. Pharmacology will be revised and will be followed by real herd data and research papers to illustrate concepts and promote interactive discussion. The latest information on predicting treatment outcomes will be presented.

This course is run by Taurus CPD and costs £200 + VAT

For registered AHDB Dairy 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, contact Taurus CPD on 01749 871171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Taurus CPD Courses: Mastitis and Fertility in Block Calving Herds

Wednesday 21st September 2022

Venue: Somerset

Tutors:  Al Manning, Dave Gilbert

This new course will include a farm visit and will cover aspects of monitoring and managing mastitis and fertility in block calving herds

This course is run by Taurus CPD and costs £250 + VAT

For registered AHDB Dairy 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, contact Taurus CPD on 01749 871171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

British Mastitis Conference

Wednesday 9th November 2022

The 34th British Mastitis Conference is returning to Sixways Stadium, Worcester. Please visit the British Mastitis Conference website for more details. 

 

Taurus CPD Courses: Getting Started with Mastitis Control 2022 (2)

Wednesday 7th December 2022

Venue: Farmgate Vets, Kendal

Tutors:  Al Manning, Ian Glover

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 are summarised for both lactation and at drying-off, including selective dry cow therapy. Finally, key areas of control are discussed, with a focus on the management of the environment in dairy herds.

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

For registered AHDB Dairy 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Previous Courses

  • DMCP - Mastitis Control Workshops (Day 1 and 2)
  • British Mastitis Conference
  • Dairy Cow Environment and Robotic Milking
  • Getting started with Mastitis Control
  • Mastitis Control - Implementing the 'QuarterPRO' Initiative with Your Clients
  • Mastitis Therapeutics - An Evidence Based Approach to Treatment in the Control of Udder Health
  • Mastitis Diagnostics - Understanding and Interpreting Laboratory Data to improve Udder Health
  • Optimising Milk Harvesting and Hygiene - on farm
  • Research Updates in Mastitis and Udder Health
  • TotalVet - Getting Started
  • TotalVet - Assessment of Fertility in Block Calving Herds

 

If you are interested in attending a future course, or if you would like to request a course for you or your practice then please contact Taurus CPD on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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