Primary Industries

Best Practice Intramammary Administration for Dairy Cattle

 

 

This EduBit is NZVA approved and can be completed as part of your CPD.

Show us you know how to analyse different types of intramammary therapies and sustainable use of each type, and manage appropriate related management techniques to prepare for treatment, administer intramammary therapies and provide aftercare to dairy cattle according to industry recognised practices and techniques.

 

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Assessment

You are required to submit evidence of the following:

  1. Analyse the roles of intramammary therapies and select the appropriate administration techniques in optimising mastitis management.
  2. Analyse factors contributing to, and select appropriate management techniques for, planning successful herd treatment with intramammary therapies.
  3. Administer intramammary therapies and explain aftercare using industry recommended practice and techniques to maximise udder health of dairy animals.

*Please note that your initial EduBit expires 12 months from the issue date. To remain current, you will need to complete the (smaller) Annual Refresher EduBit. You will receive a reminder two months prior to your EduBit expiry date.

 

To earn this EduBit, all work must be your own and you must submit evidence exactly as requested in the Task instructions. 

When you've finished gathering your evidence, press Purchase. Trained and experienced assessors are standing by to evaluate your evidence and provide feedback on how you did for each task, as well as how you did overall. 

  • If your evidence does not yet meet the requirements, we will provide feedback on what is missing and encourage you to practice your skills and attempt the EduBit again at a later date.  
  • If there are minor gaps in your submission evidence, you will be given the opportunity to resubmit. You will have 14 calendar days to add the missing evidence and submit for re-evaluation. 
  • If you have any questions, please check our Frequently Asked Questions (https://edubits.nz/about/faqs/) or feel free to email us at hello@edubits.nz.

Learning Recommendations

You are strongly advised to access these Learning Resources and watch the videos before submitting your evidence.

If you are attending an on-farm workshop run by Zoetis or your vet clinic, this may also provide you an excellent opportunity to collect evidence for this EduBit.

 

Zoetis Learning Resources include:

  • Preventing Mastitis Best Practice Administration (Video)
  • Preventing Mastitis Best Practice Administration (Written Guide)
  • Dry Cow Therapy Technical Detailer
  • Management of Cows at Drying Off Resources

 

 

DairyNZ Learning Resources include:

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