Online Course: Dairy Cattle Reproductive Management

Heather Darrow

Have you... Have you..." Been working with dairy cows and are looking to increase your knowledge of reproductive management?" Had some formal training or course work but want a refresher on reproductive management?" Been working with the farm repro program but want to know more about the how, what and why?" Wanted to improve the reproductive performance of your herd but need to know where to start?" Wanted to increase the skills you bring to the farm or your farm employer?Been wondering where you'll find the time to attend a course or workshop If so, this course is designed for you!You'll learn the basics of reproductive management then quickly build from there to understand and manage an effective dairy reproductive program... all from the comfort of a computer!

TOPICS

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Synchronization Protocols
  • Breeding Strategies
  • A.I. Techniques
  • Monitoring Reproductive Programs
  • Heifer Reproduction Management

INSTRUCTORS

  • Dr. Julio Giordano, DVM, MS, PhD
  • Cornell University, Assistant Professor of Dairy Cattle Biology and Management
  • Dr. Robert A. Lynch, DVMCornell PRO-DAIRY, Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist
  • Kathy BarrettCornell PRO-DAIRY, Dairy Management Senior Extension Associate

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Dairy business on-farm personnel seeking to increase their knowledge of dairy reproductive management.  Participants should possess a formal or informal background in dairy cattle management but not necessarily in reproductive management.

PROGRAM DETAILS

This is a seven week course offered online. Corresponding assignments are due each week. To get the most out of the experience, you should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours per week on the lessons and assignments. The course is offered through Moodle, an easy-to-use online interface that you'll view through your personal computer's web browser.

WHEN

October 30 - December 15, 2017

WHERE

All online!

REGISTRATION FEE

$265.00 per person. Register before October 15 and receive a $25 discount!

FOR FULL COURSE INFORMATION, VISIT PRODAIRY.CALS.CORNELL.EDU/ONLINE-COURSES

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Heather Darrow at hh96@cornell.edu if you have any questions about registering.