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SRUC Training Courses: Managing Mastitis in Dairy Cattle


This is a one day course to enable participants to evaluate the problem of mastitis, understand the causes and control of the disease. The course is designed to provide background knowledge and practical advice on meeting the demands of modern dairying through discussion and practical on-farm experience and demonstration.

What is Involved?

Basic udder anatomy and function
The economic cost of mastitis
Types of mastitis infection
Sources of mastitis infection
Cow cleanliness and environmental mastitis
Mastitis prevention
Mastitis incidence and actions
Mastitis treatment

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Certification/Award on Completion

SRUC Certificate of Attendance

What you will need to bring

Suitable outdoor clothing, overalls, wellies

Course Dates

SRUC Barony Campus
Dates are scheduled on demand, please contact the Campus to register your interest.


1 day

Start/Finish Times

9am - 4.30pm approximately


SRUC Barony Campus


£145.00 per person. Please note there is no VAT on our training. Catering and Refreshments will be supplied.


Important update

Individual Training Accounts will open on Monday 13 January 2020.

This phase of the scheme will accept up to 10,000 new applications.

SDS Individual Training Accounts (ITA)

You may be eligible for part funding to support the cost of this course.

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

You could use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. Whatever you want to do, there is a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer.
And because it's not a loan you don't have to pay it back.

Sounds good? Start searching for an ITA approved course and apply online.
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How do I book?

To book a place on one of our courses, please complete and return the course booking form to the appropriate campus address or email address shown below. Course fees must be paid in full at the time of booking. Payments can be made over the phone using a debit/credit card, by cheque made payable to SRUC or by Bank Transfer (for bank transfer details please contact your chosen campus).


Cancellations must be made at least 10 working days prior to the course start date otherwise the full course fee is still payable. In the event that SRUC has to cancel a course for any reason your course fees will be refunded in full or your booking transferred to the next available date if this is suitable.


Fiona Lanni (SRUC Barony)