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*CANCELLED* Artificial Insemination Training Course ~ Spanish




Event Details

Date

June 12 - June 13, 2023

Time

9am - 3pm each day

Location

Insight Dairy, LLC
682 Newville Rd
Little Falls, NY 13365

Cost

Spanish Speaking Registration : $400.00

(addl attendee $400.00 ea.)

Host

Central New York Dairy and Field Crops

Ashley McFarland
315-604-2156



This even has been cancelled.  Refunds will be issued for those that had paid.

Space is limited to the first 12 Spanish speaking registrants. 

AI tool kits are also available for an additional $250.  It includes everything you need to breed cows but the semen tank and semen. 

Join us for a two-day workshop with hands-on training that will be offered in Spanish in cooperation with Javier Cheang from Genex Coop.  

 Topics to be covered:

  • Heat Detection
  • Bovine reproductive anatomy and physiology
  • Synch Protocols
  • Semen Handling (hands-on practice)
  • Artificial insemination technique (hands-on practice)

Class Schedule:

Day one:

9:00am -11:00am: Training video and questions

11:00am - 12:00pm: Practice AI technique with practice tracts

Noon: Lunch / break

12:30 - 3:00pm: Practice equipment handling and AI practice with cows

3:00pm: Dismiss

Day two:

9:00am - 12:00pm: Practice with cows / equipment handling as needed.

Noon: Lunch / break

12:30 - 3:00pm: Practice with cows / equipment handling as needed.

3:00pm: Dismiss

The use of cell phones and/or cameras is not permitted throughout the training.  Please bring work clothes and boots for practical application sessions.

If you are English speaking and are interested in the training, please email us at cnydlfc@cornell.edu to be put on a waiting list.  The more interest we have, the more likely we will offer this training sooner!




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