Artificial Insemination School

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The Artificial Insemination School is coordinated by the UGA Beef Team in conjunction with ABS Global. The school offers students the opportunity to learn AI techniques and herd management under skilled supervision.

Curriculum includes:

  • Anatomy and Reproduction
  • Reproduction and Fertility
  • Heat Detection
  • Nutrition
  • Principles of Genetics and Sire Selection
  • Herd Management Success
  • Semen Placement and Practice Insemination

The Synchronization of Beef Cattle and Planned Breeding of Dairy Heifers will be introduced. This is a comprehensive course with sufficient cow practice to assure competence. The course consists of 24 hours of instruction; 14 hours in the classroom and 10 hours in lab working with cattle.

Location: Williams Dairy (Madison Area)
1141 Broughton Rd, Newborn, GA 30056


Registration fee is $500. The cost covers the supplies and use of practice cows at the school. This program is limited to 15 students in order to insure as much one-to-one help during practice as possible. Therefore, registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Complete registration form and return it with a check for $500.00 made payable to: James E. Umphrey

For other forms of payment please contact James or Pedro Fontes directly via text, call or email. or 850-209-9339 or 706-542-9102

Send to: James E Umphrey
2933 Green Street
Marianna, FL 32446

Due to limited spaces, applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.

All applications must be sent to James Umphrey to be put on the list.