This is a training course in the reproductive management and artificial insemination of cattle. Students will become familiar with and learn the anatomy of the cow reproductive tract. This course is designed to acquaint students with the techniques of artificial insemination and pregnancy diagnosis in the cow, and to familiarize student with the collection, evaluation, processing, and handling of semen. The class will also participate in a mock embryo transfer in order to acquaint students with estrus synchronization, drug protocols, and the mechanics of uterine flushing.

Lab fees apply

Learning outcomes and objectives are determined by local occupational need and business and industry trends.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 2
Lecture hours: 16.0
Lab hours: 32.0