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Cattle Artificial Insemination Clinic at WIU Dec. 10-11; Sign Up by Oct. 31

September 29, 2015


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MACOMB, IL — The Western Illinois University School of Agriculture is offering a cattle artificial insemination clinic from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Dec. 10-11 at the WIU Livestock Center. The clinic will provide hands-on training in reproductive tract anatomy, estrus synchronization, heat detection, semen handling and insemination. Instruction will be provided by representatives from Select Sires.

Cost is $200 per student or $500 for semen purchase. The clinic is open to the public. Western students have the option of earning one semester hour of credit. Students should contact Ember Keithley in the WIU School of Agriculture Academic Advising Office at (309) 298-2100 for more information.

Pre-registration is available until Saturday, Oct. 31. A $100 deposit is due upon sign up, and Western students can sign up in the Knoblauch Hall Advising Center, room 110. Space is limited, and interested individuals are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible.

For more information about the clinic, contact Samantha Cunningham, assistant professor in the WIU School of Agriculture, at S-Cunningham@wiu.edu.

A map showing the location of the WIU Livestock center is available at www.wiu.edu/cbt/agriculture/images/lvstck-cntr-map.jpg.

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