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LSU School of Veterinary Medicine to Host Equine Artificial Insemination Workshop

School to give instruction to horse owners and breeders on artificial insemination procedures

BATON ROUGE - The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine will host its annual Equine Artificial Insemination Workshop February 7-8, 2004, at the school. The workshop is open to horse breeders, but is limited to 18 participants.

This hands-on workshop is held to instruct horse owners and breeders on artificial insemination procedures with both fresh and cooled semen. Proper handling and preparation of semen for transport will be discussed to enable participants to provide this service. Training in rectal palpitation is not included in the course. LSU theriogenologists, Drs. Bruce Eilts, Dale Paccamonti and Sara Lyle, and theriogenologists residents, Drs. Maria Soledad Ferrer and Abdul Al-Jarrah, will teach the two-day course.

The cost of the workshop is $300, including printed proceedings, lunch and break refreshments. The pre-registration deadline is January 23, 2004. After January 23, the cost is $325.

For more information on this workshop, contact Dr. Becky Adcock at (225) 578-9900 or visit


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