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Cattle Artificial Insemination Training in Athens

Posted by romeethredge on April 23, 2012

THREE DAY TRAINING SCHOOL TO TEACH STUDENTS THE LATEST AND BEST METHODS OF ARTIFICIALLY INSEMINATING CATTLE , Athens Georgia, NE GA Livestock Auction

                        Dates:                         May 10-12, 2012 

                        Time:                          8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

 

                        Classroom Work:      NE GA Livestock Auction Cafeteria    1200 Winterville Rd    Athens, GA 30605

                         Cow Practice:            Stockyard Pens       Athens, GA

The ABS Global AI Management School offers students the opportunity to learn AI techniques and herd management under skilled supervision.  The curriculum includes Anatomy and Reproduction; Reproduction and Fertility; Heat Detection; Nutrition; Principles of Genetics and Sire Selection; Herd Management Success; Semen Placement; and Insemination Practice.  Also, Synchronization of Beef Cattle and Planned Breeding of Dairy Heifers will be introduced.  This is a comprehensive course consisting of 24 hours of instruction: 14 hours in the classroom and 10 hours in lab working with cattle.

REGISTRATION FEE:  $350 for Adults and $300 for College and High School Students.  This covers the cost of supplies and practice cows used at the school.  This program is limited to 15 students in order to insure as much one-to-one help during practice as possible.  Therefore, registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. We offer a $50 discount on the 2nd or 3rd attendee from the same family or farm operation.

You can email me for more information at ethredge@uga.edu

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One Response to “Cattle Artificial Insemination Training in Athens”

  1. Carol said

    Hello , I am trying to get my jersey cow arfificial inseminated. Do you know anyone in the area who makes house calls doing this? I live in Pendergrass. Thank you Carol

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