VET TRAINING EVENT: Advanced Mastitis Course - November 2024

19nov(nov 19)8:00 am22(nov 22)6:00 pmVET TRAINING EVENT: Advanced Mastitis Course - November 2024


19 (Tuesday) 8:00 am - 22 (Friday) 6:00 pm


Anexa Vets Morrinsville, 25 Moorhouse Street, Morrinsville

25 Moorhouse Street


Advanced Mastitis Course: $3000 + GST

Event Details

Want to improve your skill in helping clients manage bulk tank SCC, clinical mastitis or inhibitory substance grading problems?

Want to improve your understanding of epidemiology, bacteriology, management and control of mastitis?

Want to provide services to Fonterra and be paid for your work under demerit relief?

If so, the advanced mastitis course is for you.



This course will be led by leading mastitis experts, including Dave Hawkins, Michael Shallcrass, Richard Munn, John Penry, and Scott McDougall.



This course will provide you with the skills, understanding and processes to effectively manage mastitis problems on New Zealand dairy farms.


What you will learn
  • Milking machine components, function and interaction with the cow
  • How to undertake a ‘grade bust’ and follow-up milking management visit to identify and correct underlying problems
  • How to write effective reports that farmers read and act on and that meet the reporting requirements for demerit relief
  • How to establish a mastitis investigation/management service in your business


Benefits for you and your business

  • Accreditation to provide mastitis control services to Fonterra suppliers and access demerit relief
  • Establishment of effective mastitis management services in your business
  • Confidence in managing complex mastitis cases

Please bring your gumboots, overalls, and a laptop. Limited to 12 participants; Register now!

Please book your own accommodation if required.


Advanced Mastitis Course

Please register your interest below and we will get back to you with the next course dates available.

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Are you a veterinarian registered in New Zealand?


I give permission for the course organisers to provide my contact details to DairyNZ so that mastitis related technical materials can be circulated to me, and in the case that I achieve accreditation, that my availability to undertake investigations for Fonterra or other milk processes is listed publicly on the DairyNZ website.*

Payment Options*

For bank details or to pay via credit card, please email [email protected]