Courses

Bovine Reproduction Courses Offered

Combined Comprehensive Bovine Embryo Transfer & Artificial Insemination Training Course

Topics covered during this 6-day course are conventional ET and IVF techniques, superovulation of donors and synchronization protocols, lab protocols, evaluation of embryos, freezing, thawing and transfer of embryos as well as nutrition and genetics. During the 6 days, students will have a combination of time in the classroom, lab, and hands-on with live cattle.

Students who choose the AI/ET combined option will attend the complete duration of the course. The option for students to just come for the embryo transfer course is available for those that are already proficient in AI, in which they would only attend Wednesday through Saturday.

Minimum of 4 students

Tuition: $3,850.00

Schedule:

  • Monday 8am-4pm
  • Tuesday-Friday 8am-5pm
  • Saturday 8am-4pm
  • Students may leave around noon if needed but instructor will be there until 4pm for any questions/discussion

Prerequisites

  • AI 2 day course in addition to comprehensive course -None
  • 4 day comprehensive course – Proficient in AI

Comprehensive Bovine Embryo Transfer Course

Topics covered during this 4-day course are conventional ET and IVF techniques, superovulation of donors and synchronization protocols, lab protocols, evaluation of embryos, freezing, thawing and transfer of embryos as well as nutrition and genetics. During this course students will have combined classroom, lab, and chute time with live cattle.

Minimum of 4 students

Tuition: $3,650.0

Schedule:

  • Wednesday-Friday 8am-5pm
  • Saturday 8am-4pm
  • Students may leave around noon if needed but instructor will be there until 4pm for any questions/discussion

Prerequisites

  • Must be proficient in AI

Bovine OPU (Ovum Pick-up) Training Course

This course will be offered to any individual with extensive experience in palpation, AI and ET who is looking to broaden their knowledge in OPU/IVF procedures. Students will spend 2.5 days going over lab protocols and learning everything you need to know to adequately aspirate and process oocytes from donor cows for IVF.

Due to the experience needed to complete this course and to manage expectations, each student will need to visit with instructor before enrolling.

Minimum of 4 students

Tuition: $3,850.00

Schedule:

  • Monday and Tuesday 8am-5pm
  • Wednesday 8am-12pm

Prerequisites:

  • Proficiency in AI, collection and transfer of embryos

Thawing & Implanting Bovine Embryos Training Course

This 2-day course is designed for the individual/producer who wants to transfer their own embryos from conventional ET or IVF production. Allows the student to save a considerable amount of money and time by learning this procedure. Synchronization protocol options will be discussed as well as thawing and handling of the frozen or fresh embryos.

Minimum of 4 students

Tuition: $1,550.00

Schedule:

  • Friday and Saturday 8am-5pm

Prerequisites:

  • Proficiency in AI

Travel/Lodging Information

Transportation & Lodging are not included in the cost of the course. If you are flying you will need to fly into Montgomery Regional Airport or Pensacola International Airport and rent a vehicle. The training facility is located 45 miles from MGM and 97 miles from PNS.  Students may choose to stay in, Monroeville, AL (approx. 28mi), Greenville, AL (approx. 21miles), or Evergreen, AL (approx. 25 miles). 

Before making hotel reservations, you may check our ON FARM private lodging availability.  Call us at 251-564-6592

Hotels in Monroeville, AL (35 min from training facility) Home of the Famous Author Harper Lee and known as the Literary Capital of Alabama

  • Best Western – (around $110.00 per night)
    Phone: 251-575-9999
  • Towne Square Lofts located in the Historic District of Downtown Monroeville.  Visit www.Airbnb.com.  Search key word “Monroeville, AL” or call Property Manager Bradley Martens at 251-743-7143 for more information.

Hotels in Greenville, AL (25 min from training facility)

  • Holiday Inn Express – (around $134 per night)
    Phone: 334-382-2444
  • Hampton Inn – (around $ 134 per night)
    Phone: 334-382-9631
  • Hampton Inn – (around $ 134per night)
    Phone: 334-382-9631

Hotels in Evergreen, AL (30 min from training facility)

  • Sleep Inn – (starting around $134 per night)
    Phone: 251-578-9590

You may find cheaper room rates booking through tripadvisor.com or expedia.com or reservationdesk.com

Other Info:

We Are Proud to Offer Military Discounts

**Meals will be provided for each day of class*