DIY AI

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Price: £525.00

  • 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): £525.00
    Trainer: Jonathan Statham
    Date: 7 Nov 2017
    Start Time: TBA
    Duration: TBA
    Address: Bishopton Vets, Mill Farm, Ripon, N. Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

    Please note: that for cancellations of up to 28 days before the event, the delegate will receive 100% reimbursed. If cancelling up to 14 days before delegates will receive 60% reimbursed and less that 14 days before the event, no reimbursement will be possible.