Domain - On-farm Milk Quality

Domain - On-farm Milk Quality

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Level 2

Describe factors that affect milk quality, milk testing, milk cooling, and interpret milk tanker information

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23785 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe regulatory requirements, procedures and tests for factors that affect milk quality, and the public perception and human health implications of bacteria in milk; describe the relationship between milk temperature, collection time, the presence and growth of bacteria, and the practical considerations for maintaining milk at ideal temperatures; and interpret the information on milk quality provided by the dairy company through daily milk tanker information.

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CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Describe the impact of dairy cattle health on milk quality, records, and milk withholding period
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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23787 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the impact of dairy cattle health on milk quality; and describe and maintain dairy cattle health recording systems, and calculate milk withholding period.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Level 3

Describe management practices to ensure milk quality, and manage the implications of contaminated milk
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28939

23791 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: management practices to ensure on-farm milk quality, and the risk of supplementary feeds to milk quality; the effect of inhibitory substances on milk quality; methods to avoid spray residue contamination of milk; and the immediate and consequential implications, and short and long term financial implications of contaminated milk for the farmer.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Describe the use of medicines and dairy cattle treatment products, and complete records
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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23794 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the use of medicines and dairy cattle treatment products, and complete records.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Assist with the maintenance of a milking plant and farm dairy equipment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 24549, and unit standard 24550 were replaced by unit standard 32011. This unit standard replaced unit standard 23792.

28938 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm, and recognises the skills and knowledge required to assist with the maintenance of a milk plant and farm dairy equipment in their role as a milk harvester.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of risks to on-farm milk quality and assist with implementing solutions to milk quality problems

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 23791.

28939 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the nutritional value of milk as a food, and the associated consequences of on-farm milk quality supply issues; describe milk contaminate requirements in relation to on-farm milk supply; demonstrate knowledge of milk quality testing, grading and on-farm milk quality information; assist with implementing, and review solutions to on-farm milk quality problems; and identify, and use antibiotics to treat mastitis.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Level 4

Manage milk harvesting to optimise milk quality on a dairy farm

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18197 and unit standard 19090.

28855 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe factors that have a relationship with milk quality industry standards; manage milk harvesting procedures and cleaning procedures and plant maintenance to optimise milk quality; and manage people capability.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Level 5

Develop, implement and monitor an on-farm mastitis management plan and develop procedure documents
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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25371 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify on-farm mastitis risk factors, the economic cost of mastitis for a farm, and the dairy herd''s current milk quality status; develop and benchmark on-farm mastitis management targets and objectives; develop action plans to achieve on-farm mastitis management objectives; implement, monitor, make recommendations to improve, and record results of an on-farm mastitis management action plan for a season; and develop procedure documents for on-farm mastitis management.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Data as at 06 December 2022