AGR 201 ‡ Artificial Insemination of Domestic Livestock (3)
Prerequisite(s): AGR 101 or permission of instructor.
The history, importance and implications of artificial insemination; advantages and limitations of its use in farm animals. Methods of collection, evaluation, storage of semen, and techniques of insemination are covered. Also, estrus evaluation, determination and synchronization techniques are studied. In addition, the domestic livestock female and male reproductive anatomy is discussed.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.