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Price: £570.00

  • Trainees will be able to discuss the regulations governing AI in the UK and describe the theory of safe semen handling and AI technique.
  • They will be able to carry out correct AI technique using abattoir specimens or models before progressing onto be able to safely perform AI in live cows to DEFRA approved standards.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Know the legislation governing AI in the UK
    • Describe the structure and function of a semen storage flask
    • Carry out safe handling and maintenance of a semen storage flask
    • Practice safe and correct semen handling technique
    • Learn the two stage theory of AI technique
    • Identify key anatomical features outlined in Fertility Module 1 on an abattoir specimen or model
    • Prepare and load a 25cc AI gun
    • Using correct technique, pass the AI gun through the cervix of the specimen or model and relate this to the AI theory
    • Accurately identify anatomical landmarks relevant to AI by manual palpation
    • Gain practical experience of the techniques covered in AI theory
    • Achieve a level of competence with AI technique DEFRA certified by the instructor

    Additional Info

    Cost (inc. VAT): £570.00
    Trainer: TBA
    Start: 27 Jul 2020
    Finish: 29 Jul 2020
    Start Time: 11.00
    Duration: 6 Hours
    Address: Bishopton Vets, Mill Farm, Ripon, N. Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

    Please note: delegates withdrawing from the course within 3 working days will be charged 60% of the total fee.
    Failure to turn up on the day of the workshop without prior warning will be charged at the full amount.