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Best Practice in Milking Course - Cavan

Event Time 9am - 4pm
Venue Teagasc Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan

This course takes place over two days on 21st & 22nd June from 9am - 4pm each day. The theory exam takes place on 5th July in Teagasc Ballyhaise Agricultural College. This course is suitable for Dairy Farmers or anyone who wishes to work part-time or full time as a Dairy Farm Relief Operator.

About the Best Practice in Milking Course

This programme is developed in conjunction with the expertise of Teagasc, AHI (Animal Health Ireland) and FRS Network (Farm Relief Services). The programme is designed to develop your skills as a milker to ensure that all cows are milked effectively and efficiently.

This course is unique as it brings together the theory element of milking and the practical implementation of the theory. A customised DVD aids its delivery and acts as a reference guide after the course for the milker. The tutors for the course have been specifically trained and course content approved by the experts in the area of milking best practice.

Course Content

  • Preparation for Milking
  • Milking Routine
  • Cluster Attachment
  • Milk Quality
  • Washing Up
  • Mastitis Prevention
  • Drying Off

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Click on the above button to book your place or alternatively contact Attracta Dooley, FRS on adooley@frstraining.com or on (086) 1300409.

*** Please note prerequisite for attending this course requires 100 Hours Milking experience (prior to attending the course)

  • Course Duration: 2 days training followed by milking assessment. Including practical milking. 
  • Assessment: Theory based written assessment and practical milking assessment.
  • Certification: Milking Process Routine - QQI Level 6 Certification on successful completion of course and individual assessment.
  • Price: €300 per delegate