Pig Artificial Insemination Courses 0


Date : 19 - 20 March 2019

Venue : Swallows Inn and Niel Dry's Nieman Stud in Magaliesburg

Day 1 involves theory (Swallows Inn)

Day 2 involves the practical of theory learnt (Nieman Stud)


This pig AI course will cover the complete range of all topics involved in pig artificial insemination. Tuesday = theoretical, discussions and problem solving & Wednesday = practical, discussion and problem solving

Language. This course will be presented in English with translations in Afrikaans. Discussions and questions in Afrikaans or English.

The following areas are covered during the pig artificial insemination course:

1. Artificial Insemination Advantages

2. Anatomy of female (sow)

3. Anatomy of male (boar)

4. Training the boar for semen collection

5. Semen collection and evaluation procedure

6. Hormones playing a role in boar &sow

7. Physiology of estrus cycle & hormones

8. Optimal estrus detection

9. Heat detection methods

10. Insemination timing

11. Standing reflex of sow/gilt

12. BPT, Standing reflex, FFR

13. Maintaining of females post AI

14. Maintenance of A.I equipment

15 Contact: Semen doses and animals

16. Contact companies : medicine and equipment

17. Vaccination programme (piglets and adults)

18. Feeding programme: boars,sows & piglets

19. Synchronization procedures of gilts

20. Synchronization procedures for sows

21. Marking of females for estrus

22. Discharges in sows/gilts

23. Treatment programme for pigs

24. Information session with questions and answers

Your last contact with any pigs should be 3 days before attending this course.

Manuals, pen, notepad, overalls and gum boots will be supplied

Please contact Suzette Foss on 083 647 3762

Pig Artificial Insemination Courses

Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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