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*Teachers,*

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*For your information!*

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*THREE-DAY TRAINING SCHOOL TO TEACH STUDENTS THE LATEST AND BEST METHODS OF
ARTIFICIALLY INSEMINATING CATTLE*

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*                        Dates:**                         March 12-14, 2011*

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*                        Time:**                          8:30 AM - 4:00 PM*

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*                        Classroom Work:      Calhoun Stockyard Sale Arena
(located on **Highway 53 just south of Calhoun)***

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*                        Cow Practice:**            Calhoun Stockyard 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; Semen Placement; and Opportunities to
Practice Insemination.  Also, Synchronization of Beef Cattle and Planned
Breeding of Dairy Heifers will be introduced.  This is a comprehensive
course with sufficient cow practice to assure competence.  The course
consists 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 fee 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 serve basis.  A $50
discount will be offered 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, 5040 Hwy. 52, Gillsville,
GA  30543*
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*PLEASE ENROLL ME FOR THE AI MANAGEMENT SCHOOL*

*Calhoun, Georgia  **  March 12-14, 2011*



NAME:           *__________________________________________________
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*For those younger than 21 as of March 12, 2011:*



AGE *_________________*     DATE OF BIRTH __*______________________
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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.











--
Ricky Wheeler
Area Animal Science Teacher
Central Region - Agricultural Education
711 Kite Road
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401
478/289-2549 (o)
478/595-5351 (c)