1.5 day CPD course for the vet
Testing the milking machine
A combination of classroom and practical parlour based sessions at Lackham College, Wilts, followed by Milk-Rite factory tour
There will be a maximum of four delegates per course, with three expert tutors:
The two courses will run back-to-back, giving all delegates the opportunity to meet socially with tutors on the evening of 3rd July to share ideas.
The £515 inclusive fee covers one night’s hotel accommodation in a local country house hotel near Melksham, all training costs and meals. Extra nights can be booked, if required, at £90 for bed, breakfast and evening meal.
The delegate only rate (no accommodation or evening meal) is £450.
Practical sessions will take place in the milking parlour at the nearby Lackham College.
Further information and application forms are available from James Allcock on 07894 406224 or by email at: email@example.com
Ian Ohnstad graduated from Wye College, University of London, with an honours degree in Agriculture in 1988. He now leads The Dairy Group team of milking technology specialists, which provides independent advice on milking parlour specification and operation, clean milk production and mastitis control.
David Boast graduated from Bath University in 1977. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He is an expert on soft materials and has published widely on dynamic systems and the action of the milking machine on the cow.
James Allcock, Cert CHP, MRCVS, will discuss how milking machine evaluation has been integrated into the milk quality service offered at Lambert Leonard & May. In particular, he will discuss how vets can charge for the service and the ancillary products that can be used to supplement it.