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David Burton
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Springfield, MO 65807

February 23, 2018

Workshop Focused on Bovine Reproduction and
Artificial Insemination in Ozark March 12 and 19

OZARK, Mo. - Christian County MU Extension will sponsor a workshop series dealing with bovine reproduction and artificial insemination in Ozark on March 12 and 19.

Both workshops begin at 6 p.m. at the Ozark High School Farm, 360 Old Prospect Rd., Ozark.

Instructors for the workshop will be University of Missouri Extension Livestock Specialist Randy Wiedmeier, MU Extension Dairy Specialist Ted Probert, and MU Extension Ag Business Specialist Jim Spencer.

According to the instructors, classes will help beef and dairy producers learn about the anatomy and physiology of reproduction in the cow.

"Anyone interested in learning more about new technologies in bovine reproduction and exploring the possibilities of using artificial insemination and timed breeding in their herd is welcome to attend," said Ted Probert, dairy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

Additional workshop topics will focus on considerations for using estrus synchronization and timed breeding, sire selection and understanding and using genetic evaluations.


The workshop fee is $35 to cover materials and other expenses. To pre-register please contact the Christian County Extension office at 417-581-3558.

Source: Ted Probert, (417) 547-7545

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