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North Georgia A.I. School May 20-22

Basic Cattle AI Techniques can be learned in three days, but mastering the skills takes considerable practice.

ABS is offering an Artificial Insemination (AI) School in North Georgia   Basic skills can be learned in three days, but mastering the skills takes considerable practice.

ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION SCHOOL 

THREE DAYS OF CLASSROOM AND HANDS-ON BREEDING FOCUSING ON THE

MOST UP-TO-DATE CATTLE ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION METHODS

AT THE CALHOUN STOCKYARDS IN CALHOUN, GEORGIA

                        Dates:                         May 20 – 22, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

                        Classroom Work:      Calhoun, Georgia, Stockyards Indoor Sale Arena 

                        Cow Practice:            Calhoun Stockyards holding pens

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; Proper 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-served basis. We offer a discount on the 2nd or 3rd attendee from the same family or farm operation.

Complete this form and return it with a check for the appropriate amount payable to:

Allen Southard      (678) 617-2945                         Chris Franklin   (706) 263-2008;  chris@feonow.com

                                    5040 Hwy. 52                                                        

                                    Gillsville, GA 30543                                         

Special note: Due to current cattle prices and limited availability of cows, we must have all forms and fees by May 10, 2013.


PLEASE ENROLL ME FOR THE AI MANAGEMENT SCHOOL

Calhoun GA  *  May 20 – 22, 2013

 

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Additional Note – You will need a change of clothes and a pair of rubber boots for the cow practice sessions.  In addition, please bring a note pad and pencil for lecture sessions.

 

All forms and fees due by May 10, 2013.

 

Allen Southard                                             

5040 Hwy. 52                                                

Gillsville, GA  30543                                     

678/617-2945

PG

Author: Doug Mayo – demayo@ufl.edu

Jackson County Extension Director, & Livestock & Forages Agent

My true expertise is with beef cattle and pasture management, but I can assist with information on other livestock species, as well as recreational fish ponds.
http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu

Doug Mayo

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