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Teachers,

 

For your information!

 

 

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

                        Dates:                         March 12-14, 2011

 

                        Time:                          8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 

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

 

                        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


PLEASE ENROLL ME FOR THE AI MANAGEMENT SCHOOL

Calhoun, Georgia  **  March 12-14, 2011

 

NAME:           __________________________________________________                                              

 

ADDRESS:    __________________________________________________                                                             

                                                      

CITY               _______________      STATE ______________ ZIP  ________            

 

TELEPHONE NUMBER: _________________________________________                                      

 

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

 

AGE _________________     DATE OF BIRTH ________________________                  

 

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.

 

 

 

 




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