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Beef artificial insemination school set for April 7-9

Writer:

Heather Conrow
Livestock Specialist, Howard County
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 660-248-2272

Published: Monday, March 20, 2017

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension in Howard County and Select Sires will host a beef artificial insemination school April 7-8. The school is at the MU Beef Research and Teaching Farm, 5151 Old Millers Road, Columbia. The class is $350. Preregister by March 31.

“The school is intended to introduce participants to the art and science of artificial insemination through presentations, videos and hands-on experiences,” says MU Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow.

Topics include estrous cycle, semen handling, insemination techniques and synchronization protocols. Hands-on demonstrations include palpation, identification of reproductive tract, heat detection and insemination techniques.

For more information, contact Heather Conrow at 660-248-2272 or smithheather@missouri.edu. For a downloadable flier and registration form, go to extension.missouri.edu/howard.