Bovine Ultrasound Training

Dates: March 4-5, 2024
Location: UGA ADS Double Bridges Farm, 155 Double Bridges Rd, Winterville, GA 30683
Cost: Full registration price is $800. Veterinary student registration price (regardless of state) is $200.

To Register: Email

As part of our continued effort to promote the application of reproductive technologies, the University of Georgia Extension and College of Veterinary Medicine are collaborating with E.I. Medical Imaging to provide a training courses in bovine ultrasonography to veterinarians and veterinary students.

Topics Covered

  • Female reproductive tract evaluation
  • Pregnancy detection
  • Fetal aging
  • Fetal sexing
  • Embryo recipient selection
  • Heifer pre-breeding evaluations


Course Structure

This 2-day course is divided into in-class and hands-on portions. The in-class portions will provide attendees with the knowledge required to perform reproductive ultrasound evaluations in cattle. The in-class portion will be followed by the hands-on experiential learning (majority of the course), where attendees will have the opportunity to perform ultrasound examinations themselves.

Travel and Transportation

Closest airport is the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta. The airport is approximately 1h40m from the University of Georgia campus.

Lodging: There are several lodging options available in Athens. The Double Bridges Teaching Farm is approximately 20 minutes from downtown Athens.

Transportation: If you are planning on flying, we recommend renting a vehicle at the ATL airport. However, there are companies that offer shuttles from ATL to the UGA Campus.

Program and Registration Contact:

Pedro Fontes

Pedro Fontes

Assistant Professor

Animal & Dairy Science

425 River Road
Athens, GA 30602