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Artificial Insemination
ARTIF INSEM
CLASS CODE: AS 330 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: ANIMAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Development of manual skills required for cattle insemination using frozen semen. Subject matter includes principles related to selection criteria for sires, semen storage, estrus detection and synchronization. Class time is combined with practice time using live cattle.
DESCRIPTION: Development of manual skills required for cattle insemination using frozen semen. Subject matter includes principles related to selection criteria for sires, semen storage, estrus detection and synchronization. Class time is combined with practice time using live cattle.
TOPICS: Bovine female anatomy, eudocrinology of estrus cycles, estrus detection and synchronization, semen collection and storage principles, genetic improvement principles, EPD's and sire summaries.
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PREREQUISITES: None but recommend AS 215 and/or AS 336
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002