Training Courses

At Reproduction Enterprises, we host a variety of training courses covering artificial insemination, embryo transfer, and palpation. View our training course offerings below, and please Contact Us if you have any questions.

Combination Schools – $1000.00

Bovine AI/Palpation Upcoming Class Dates:

  • NEXT COURSE DATES:
    • March 27-29
    • April 24-26
    • May 15-16
    • June 12-14

* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

AI and Palpation
ET and Palpation

For AI/Palpation Schools:

  • Registration begins at 5:00 PM Friday evening.
  • AI Class – Friday from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, and Saturday 8:15 AM to approximately 1:00 PM.
  • Palpation begins Saturday at appoximately 2:15 PM to 8:00 PM and continues Sunday at 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM.
  • ET/Palpation courses follow the same schedule, just substitute ET for AI.

AI Management Training – $550.00

* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

We allow 18 students because we have 18 stalls for cows, this should minimize students standing around during our hands-on portions.

Three Main topics covered include:

  • Basis anatomy and physiology of bovine reproduction tract.
  • Semen handling, storage and use of the AI gun.
  • Synchronization and heat detection.

Schedule of events:

Friday at 5:00pm registration begins

                5:30pm Session 1 begins

                        -Reproductive Physiology & Anatomy of Female Bovine
                        -Work with reproductive tracts (laying on a table) 
                        -Hands-On with live cows

                Saturday at 8:00am Session 2 begins

                        -Synchronization Protocols
                        -Heat Detection
                        -Opportunity to buy A.I. supplies, nitrogen, semen, etc.
                         -Hands-On with live cows

                 10:30am Session 3 begins

                        -Storing & Handling of Semen
                        -Nitrogen Safety
                        -Hands-On with live cows

Palpation School – $550.00

* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

We allow 18 students because we have 18 stalls for cows, this should minimize students standing around during our hands-on portions.

Three Main topics covered include:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of bovine reproduction tract and the progressive stages of pregnancy.
  • Factors that affect conception rates and what can be done to increase pregnancy rates.
  • Systematic process in determining pregnancy in cattle and fetus age.

Schedule of events:

Saturday at 2:00 pm registration begins

                  2:30 pm Session 1 begins

                        -Basic Anatomy & Stages of pregnancy
                        -Hands-On with live cows (each student will have 9 different cows from 3-8months bred & some open)

                  4:30 pm Session 2 begins

                        -Herd health (opportunity to talk with our veterinarian)
                        -Hands-On with live cows (each student will have 9 different cows from 3-8months bred & some open)

Sunday at 8:30 am Session 3 begins

                         -Factors that affect conception rates
                         -Hands-On with live cows (each student will have 9 different cows from 3-8months bred & some open)

ET Management Training – $600.00

Cattle ET Upcoming Class Date:

  • TBA
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    * Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

    • Learning how to transfer embryos is a more advanced technique. We highly suggest the student to have previous experience with artificial insemination before taking this training course.
    • Students can expect to learn anatomy and physiology, hormone secretion and synchronization of recipients, palpation of ovaries to detect Corpus Luteum, administering epidurals, thawing of embryos, loading ET gun and required equipment, insertion of the embryo into uterine horn, and associated paperwork.

Cattle Ultrasound Course – $600.00

Cattle AI Upcoming Class Date:

    • March 14

 
* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

This class will cover basic ultrasound principles & techniques for cattle. The class consists of lecture & lab with ample time to practice your skills.  The class will focus on ovaries & determining 60 to 90 day pregnancies from open. Determining the sex of the fetus will also be taught as the day goes along. We recommend you bring your own ultrasound, but we will have ultrasounds available to share if you don’t bring one. To enroll, please call the office at 405-377-8037.

Small Ruminant Ultrasound Training – $350.00

Goat AI Upcoming Class Date:

  • TBA

* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

Three Main topics covered include:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the caprine reproductive tract
  • Introduction to pregnancy determination via transabdominal ultrasound
  • Introduction to fetal aging

This class is one day in length: Friday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

SMALL RUMINANT LAPAROSCOPIC AI & SEMEN COLLECTION TRAINING
(FOR VETERINARIANS OR VETERINARY STUDENTS ONLY)
DVM cost: $500 – ACTIVE VET STUDENTS cost: $350.

Upcoming Class Date:

  • TBA

* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Friday – 2:00 PM to 5:00pm

Semen Collection
Semen Evaluation
Preparation for shipping fresh cooled semen
Freezing Semen

6:00pm to 7:30pm – Dinner provided by Zoetis 

Round table Q&A with Dr. Lisa Mauzerall, DVM, Eric Kym, Stud Division Manager, and a Zoetis Representative.


Saturday –
8:00 AM to 11:30 – Breakfast provided

Lecture includes:

Synchronization protocols
Anesthesia Protocols
Equipment demo
Surgical Procedures & Techniques

11:30-1:00 PM

Lunch (Provided)

1:00-4:00 PM

Lab:

Hands on training with live animals
Preparing Animal for Procedure
Antiseptic Administering
Equipment use
Practice Surgical Procedures & Techniques

Small Ruminant AI Management Training – $350.00

Goat AI Upcoming Class Date:

  • TBA

* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

Three Main topics covered include:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the caprine reproductive tract.
  • Semen handling, storage and use of the AI gun.
  • Synchronization and heat detection.

Small Ruminant Collection Training $475.00

collection training Upcoming Class Date:

  • TBA

* Payment is required in full for those attending the course to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are signing up for as the tuition for the course is non-refundable and seating is limited. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required. $475 per person or $425 for couples.

Three Main topics covered include:

  • Semen Collection (Av & EE) with live animals
  • Semen Evaluation (Morphology & Motility)
  • Preparation and Dilution for Fresh Use of Chilled Shipping

Payment Policy

If both goat classes are taken its $600.00
Payment is required in full to save your seat. Please make sure you can attend the course you are sign up for and send payment promptly. Seats are saved in order in which full payment is received. Includes hands-on experience; appropriate clothing is required.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation requests received up to 30 days before the event will be refunded in full, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellation requests received up to 15 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fee, less a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received within 14 days of the event, including no-shows. All refunds will be processed within 10 business days of confirmation and in the same manner as original payment. Registrations can be transfered to another event if request is made up to 15 days before the event. The reschedule must occur within six months of the original school date. We do, however, give you the option of sending someone in your place.

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