From the three workshop options that make up Mini Milksmart 2017, Steve Cranefield will deliver 'understanding your cows to reduce mastitis'.
Learn how you can:
- Enjoy quieter, calmer and quicker milkings
- Understand the link between cow behaviour, milking and milk quality.
Steve Cranefield BSc BVSc
Steve is a veterinarian and mastitis management consultant with PureMilk Ltd.
He has tutored mastitis management throughout the country and has extensive knowledge on the milking machine and the milking process to assist farmers to improve udder health, achieve low somatic cell counts and low clinical mastitis rates.
Time and description
What makes cows tick - making sense of cow senses
Walk the walk - a cow's point of view
Capturing the benefits of healthy udders
12:30-13:00 BBQ lunch
Scoring teats - an early warning system
Exit strategy - consistent routines at cups off
Afternoon tea and questions
This workshop is available in the following locations:
Click on the links below to register for your chosen venue
Kaitaia, 8 Feb 2017 Te Puke, 10 Feb 2017 Okoroire, 13 Feb 2017 Tariki, 15 Feb 2017 Palmerston North, 17 Feb 2017 Golden Bay, 20 Feb 2017 Westport, 22 Feb 2017 Culverden, 24 Feb 2017 Eastern Southland, 28 Feb 2017
Interested in this workshop? Watch the video below to get a taster
Learn how to easily find and prevent mastitis on your farm. In this video veterinarian Steve Cranefield explains the key steps to help improve milk quality, saving both time and money.