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From: Patsie T Cannon <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, May 15, 2013 at 4:39 PM
Subject: Beef Cattle Reproduction and AI School
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Beef Cattle Reproduction

Management School with AI


Pregnancy Palpation

Artificial Insemination (AI)


August 5 - 9, 2013

Deseret Ranch, Deer Park


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



Aug 5:   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.


Aug 6:  8:00 AM  - 5:30 PM - Palpation Lab, Genetic Management, Nutrition for Reproduction and Implications of Body Condition Score, Estrus Synchronization and Heat Detection


Aug 7:  8:00 AM  - 5:30 PM    - Palpation Lab, AI Technique, Heifer Selection and Bull Selection


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


Aug 9:  8:00 AM  - 1:00 PM  - Palpation and AI Lab


Registration ($300) Includes lunch, breaks for 5 days, books and all supplies

Make checks payable to CFLAG (payment due by July 15, 2013)


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


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

¨ Dr. Todd  Thrift,  UF Assistant  Professor, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

¨ James Umphrey, M.S., ABS Global, Inc.

¨ Sharon Gamble, M.S., Volusia Co.

¨ Mark Shuffit, M.S., Marion Co.

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

¨ Joe Walter, M.S., Brevard Co.

¨ Mark Warren, M.S., Flagler Co.

¨ Dennis Mudge, M.S., Orange Co.

¨ Megan Brew, M.S., Lake Co.

¨ Ashley Fluke, B.S. Osceola Co.

¨ Vitor Mercadante, DVM, M.S. student

¨ Tim Wilson, M.S., Bradford Co.

Ricky Wheeler
Area Animal Science Teacher
Central Region - Agricultural Education
101 North Main Street
Room 318
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401
478/595-5351 (c)