2012 AI Clinic, Shelby Livestock Yard, Shelby, NC

NC Cooperative Extension provided a 3-day cattle artificial insemination school at Shelby Livestock Yard in Cleveland County during July 30 through August 1. Twenty-three participants (including 11 high school vocational agriculture students) were engaged in classroom instruction, laboratory exercises, and hands-on training designed to provide them with a solid understanding of beef cattle reproduction, related management concerns, and proper AI technique.  Twenty-two (22) of the participants (96%) successfully completed the course, passed a proficiency exam, and were certified as AI Technicians.

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