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Fall Cattle Artificial Insemination School

Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 6:00pm - Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 12:00pm

Fall 2022 Cattle Artificial Insemination School

Thursday through Saturday October 27-29, 2022

Note: This course is limited to the first 30 paid participants.


Schedule

Thursday (Location: Mississippi Horse Park)
6:00 – 6:15 p.m. Introductions/ Opening Comments 
6:15 – 6:45 p.m. Economics of Artificial Insemination
6:45 – 7:05 p.m. Reproductive Anatomy
7:05 – 8:00 p.m. Estrous Cycle, Estrus Synchronization, and Sexed Semen
8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Equipment for Artificial Insemination
8:30 – 8:45 p.m. Break
8:45 – 10:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Groups will rotate among stations)
  Estrus Synchronization Planning Software and Breeding Box
  Artificial Insemination Equipment and Semen Handling Demonstration
  Work with Bovine Reproductive Tracts 
   
Friday
(Location: Mississippi Horse Park)
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Nutritional Programs for A.I. Success
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Heat Detection and Heat Detection Aids
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Sire Selection
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Reproductive Herd Health and Biosecurity
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session
11:30 a.m. Lunch (provided)
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Break and Travel to Dairy and Beef Units (Groups will alternate locations)
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Corral Work (semen handling & A.I. technique practice) (Beef/Dairy Unit)
   
Saturday 
8:00 – 11:30 a.m. Corral Work (semen handling & A.I. technique practice) (Beef/Dairy Unit)
11:30 a.m. – Noon Course Wrap-Up


Location

Mississippi Horse Park
Bearden Dairy Research Unit-Heifer Unit
Mississippi State University Beef Unit

Area hotels
Map to MSU ADS Building
Map to Bearden Dairy Research Unit-Heifer Unit
Map to MSU Beef Unit


Registration Information

The registration fee for the MSU Artificial Insemination School is $450 per person. School attendance is limited to the first 30 registrations. 

Register online here: https://reg.extension.msstate.edu/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0081-0004-1cec93db4b264166b1ee9d70c04cdd45
Note: You will need to set up an account if this is your first time regsitering for a MSU Extension event.

Note: Registration fees are non-refundable if cancelled after October 15.

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