School of Veterinary Medicine to Host Equine Artificial Insemination
to give instruction to horse owners and breeders on artificial insemination
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
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.
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.
more information on this workshop, contact Dr. Becky Adcock at (225)
578-9900 or visit www.vetmed.lsu.edu.