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Bull Fertility and Soundness Testing

Pic 3 - Measuring scrotal circumferenceTrainees will be able to manage the health of their bull effectively and know how to make the most of this valuable asset on farm.

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain why fertility matters and why testing is important
  • Name the key features of the male bovine male reproductive organs (scrotum, testicles, epididymis, vas deferens, urethra, internal glands, penis and sheath) and understand their function
  • Understand the impact of infectious disease and issues such as lameness on bull health
  • Body condition score and assess conformity

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