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The Central Florida Livestock Agents (CFLAG) are offering a combined pregnancy palpation and artificial insemination school.


August 15 - 19, 2011

Deseret Ranch, Deer Park



Monday, Aug 15: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM - Registration, Anatomy and Physiology, Safe Cattle Handling, Options for Pregnancy Diagnosis, Palpation Techniques, Vaccination Program and Breeding Season Management.


Tuesday, Aug 16: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM - Palpation Lab, Genetic Management, Nutrition for Reproduction and Implications of Body Condition Score, Estrus Synchronization and Heat Detection


Wednesday, Aug 17: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM - Palpation Lab, AI Technique, Heifer Selection and Bull Selection


Thursday, Aug 18: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM - Palpation and AI Lab, Coping with Calving Problems and Bull Breeding Soundness Exams and Semen Handling

Aug 19: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Palpation and AI Lab


Contact: Joe Walter: cell#: 407-948-8810, office#: 321-633-1702 ext 234, email: [log in to unmask]


Registration ($300) Includes lunch, breaks for 5 days, books, and all suppliesMake checks payable to CFLAG (payment due by Aug. 1, 2011).


Speakers to include:

Dr. Alvin Warnick, Emeritus Professor, Animal Science - Reproductive Physiology

Dr. Cliff Lamb, UF Professor Animal Science

Dr. Matt Hersom, UF Assistant Professor, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

Dr. Matt Walter, Central Florida Veterinary

James Umphrey, M.S., American Breeder Service

Sharon Gamble, M.S., Volusia Co.

Mark Shuffitt, M.S., Marion Co.

Ed Jennings, M.S., Pasco/Hernando Co.

Joe Walter, M.S., Brevard Co.

Mark Warren, B.S., Flagler Co.

Dennis Mudge, M.S., Orange Co.

Megan Brew, MS., Lake Co.

Kalyn Bischoff, Ph.D. student.

Guilherme Marquezini, Ph.D. student

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