CE OPPORTUNITY March 22 – 24, 2017

Quality Milk Production Services Presents 

Assessing Udder Health Opportunities:
Bugs and Treatment


  • Learn the latest on the major mastitis causing organisms-etiology, prevention and treatment
  • Learn mastitis laboratory techniques-plating of milk samples and identification of mastitis causing organisms at 24-48 hours.

Course size: 25

Course length: 3 days (20 hours –classroom time)   


Level: Intermediate to advanced

Location: College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Dairy Barn, 225 Tulip Tree Road Ithaca, NY 14853

Intended audience: milk quality consultants, dairy producers, mastitis laboratory technicians and veterinarian

Content: Learn about the major mastitis causing organisms (Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Mycoplasma spp, E. coli, Klebsiella, Streptococcus species, Staphylococcus species, Prototheca and Yeast).  Discuss contagious and environmental transmission, etiology, prevention, treatment and laboratory identification techniques for each organism.

Present a flowchart used as a diagnostic tool for aerobic identification of intramammary infections. 

Present quality assurance methods utilized within the QMPS laboratories.  Present the QMPS proficiency program for the aerobic identification of intramammary infections.

Discuss culture results entry and data analysis with dairy herd management software.


Download Agenda: Assessing Udder Health opportunities – Bugs and Treatment Agenda

Official New York State CE Credit and RACE applied for. 


Quality Milk Production Services
Animal Health Diagnostic Center
240 Farrier Rd.
Ithaca, New York 14853

phone: 607-255-8202    toll-free: 877-645-5522


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