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From: Patsie T Cannon <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 3:54 PM
Subject: AI Training School near Calhoun, Georgia
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                        Dates:                         October 11 - 13, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


                        Classroom Work:      Calhoun, Georgia, Stockyards Indoor Sale Arena


                        Cow Practice:            Calhoun Stockyards holding 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; Proper Semen Placement; and Insemination Practice.  Also, Synchronization of Beef Cattle and Planned Breeding of Dairy Heifers will be introduced.  This is a comprehensive course consisting of 24 hours of instruction: 14 hours in the classroom and 10 hours in lab working with cattle.


REGISTRATION FEE:  $350.  This 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-served basis.


Complete this form and return it with a check for $350 payable to:


                                    Allen Southard      (678) 617-2945 

                                    5040 Hwy. 52                                                        

                                    Gillsville, GA 30543                                              


OR contact James Umphrey at [log in to unmask].


Special note:  Due to current cattle prices and limited availability of cows, we must have all forms and fees to Allen Southard by October 1, 2014.




Calhoun GA  *  October 11 - 13, 2014






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For those younger than 21 as of October 11, 2014:


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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 pen for lecture sessions.


All forms and fees due to Allen Southard by October 1.


Allen Southard                                             

5040 Hwy. 52                                                

Gillsville, GA  30543                                     


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