Milk Production

£110.00 +VAT

This course will enable learners to understand the milk production process from the dairy cow right through the movement of milk from farms to factories.

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Members – £60 +VAT
Non members – £110 +VAT

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Following completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the nutritional benefits of milk
  • Describe the milk production cycle of a cow
  • Recognise the milk production process from cow to dairy factory
  • Explain the key quality and hygiene issues related to milk production

This course will cover:

  • The background of why milk is considered nature’s most complete food
  • The Dairy Cow, and the milk production cycle
  • Milk production on the farm; feeding the dairy cow, farm assurance and the milking process
  • Milk hygiene at the farm and the sources of contamination
  • Milk distribution, the movement of milk from farms to dairy factories