Sheep Calendar

Sheep Artificial Insemination Workshop
From Saturday 16 September 2017 -  08:00am
To Sunday 17 September 2017 - 05:00pm
Contact  Sharon: 780 853 8595 or toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8595.

Expand the genetic potential of your flock by adding artificial insemination to your skill set. This producer's guide to trans-cervical AI in sheep is an intensive 2-day workshop, specifically for experienced shepherds.

Through lectures and hands-on experience you'll learn about:
ram collections
semen handling
synchronization of ewes
estrus v estrous
CIDRs v sponges
the process of trans-cervical insemination of a ewe

Your instructors are:
Dr. Phil Purdy of the USDA National Germplasm Program
Dr. Carl Lessard, curator of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Canadian Animal Genome project Course fees include tuition. An AI kit will need to be purchased separately. The kit will be available from CCWG Livestock Supplies in Lethbridge. Details about cost and when the kits will be available will be posted on the Lakeland College website.

Schedule & Tuition
Sep 16 - 17, 2017 8 am - 5 pm $450 Space is Limited!!
Please call Sharon direct at 780 853 8595 or toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8595.



Location Lakeland College, Vermilion, AB