Beef Cattle Reproduction
Management School with AI
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)
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.