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ANS 220 Artificial Insemination
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2013
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Anatomy and physiology of reproduction, heat detection, semen handling, herd management and the techniques of artificial insemination.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify the anatomy of male and female reproductive systems in domestic animals.
2. (Synthesis Level) Explain the physiology of reproduction in domestic animals, including the interaction between reproductive organs, hormones and the environment.
3. (Comprehension Level) Identify the system of techniques of artificial insemination.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate proper techniques of artificially inseminating beef or dairy cattle.
5. (Analysis Level) Detect symptoms of estrous and standing heat in cattle and equine.
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate proper technique and timing of artificial insemination to ensure maximum conception.
7. (Comprehension Level) Identify proper management practices which will assist the producer in improving his cattle herd.
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