AI Clinics

AI Clinics2019-09-06T00:51:20+00:00

Clinics are for goat producers of all backgrounds (meat, dairy, fiber; beginner or advanced). The clinic is divided into two portions, “classroom” and hands-on training. The “classroom” portion will be held inside and taught with slideshow and training manual. The hands-on training portion will be held outside or in a covered area.

Clinics are held at B & D Genetics in Cherry Valley, Arkansas, twice in the spring and twice in the fall of each year. Synchronized does, stands, supplies and lunch with be provided for participants. Clinics at our farm are generally held on a Saturday with buck collection to follow on Sunday.

We also offer mobile clinics and will travel to your location. Complete Trans-cervical Artificial Insemination kits are also available to purchase. For more details about clinics and pricing details please click the PDFs listed below. Contact us today to register or book your mobile clinic date.

Goat Reproduction Management and Artificial Insemination Clinic
September 30th, 2019
Butler Community College
901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado KS, 67042

This clinic is for goat producers of all backgrounds (meat, dairy, or fiber; beginner or advanced).
The clinic is divided into two portions, “classroom” and hands on training. The “classroom” portion will be held inside taught with slideshow and training manual. The hands on training portion will be held outside or in a covered area. We will be working with participants on the time of each portion to best fit everyone’s schedule around their shows. Each portion will be approximately 4 hours, but we will stay until all participants are comfortable with the material and techniques.
Synchronized practice does will be provided by the host. Lunch will be on your own. Participants are expected to provide their own insemination kits, supplies, and stands for the practice portion of clinic. Artificial Insemination kits can be purchased from B & D Genetics prior to clinic.

“CLASSROOM” TOPICS INCLUDE (Starts at 9:00am):

  • Male and Female Reproductive Anatomy and Function
  • Reproductive Hormones and Analysis
  • Estrous Synchronization Strategies
  • Artificial Insemination (Laparoscopic and Trans-Cervical)
  • Embryo Flushing and Transfer
  • Semen Collection and Processing
  • Pregnancy Detection

HANDS-ON TOPICS INCLUDE (Starts at 1:00pm):

Equipment Overview
Liquid Nitrogen Dewars Handling and Care
Semen Handling and Evaluation (live demonstration and practice)
Trans-cervical Artificial Insemination of Does (live demonstration and practice)

AI Kit includes:
Carrying case, 2 speculums (small and large), light source, AI gun, sheaths, straw cutter, gloves, and water bath

Pricing:

Deposit of half the registration fee and full price of kit (if ordering) is due 1 month before clinic date. Practice does and lunch will be provided by B & D Genetics.
Single Participant ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. $200
Couple ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. $350
Artificial Insemination Kits …………………………………………………………………………………………. $250
Travel & Lodging ………………………………………………….. Split evenly among participants day of clinic
*Prices subject to change without notice.

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