Our Ultrasound Training courses include minimal classroom instruction and lots of live on-farm demonstrations with guided hands-on. Designed for veterinarians and producers. Our 2-Day Beef Cattle Ultrasound courses provide approximately 4 hours of classroom instruction/theory and 6-8 hours of live on-farm demonstration with guided hands-on applications and practice.
Courses are overseen and facilitated by Dr. Tom Wheal, DVM, an experienced and welcoming facilitator who makes the learning environment friendly, relaxed, and professional. Having over 45 years of experience as a bovine reproduction specialist, Tom brings an incredible wealth of knowledge based on real-world experience to the course.
This 2-Day Beef Cattle Ultrasound course is designed to teach the skills and techniques of bovine reproductive ultrasound and image interpretation. Courses include all of your training materials, ultrasound machines, hot lunches for both days, comprehensive content covering all relevant content and lots of discussion.
We promise a welcoming and friendly environment and ensure plenty of hands-on practice. We aim for you to learn a lot and truly enjoy the experience! Be prepared to leave with tired arms and ready to start herd pregnancy checks with skill and confidence.
- Ultrasound technology – what is it, how does it work, and what do the images mean (physics and interpretation)
- Diagnosing Pregnant and Open Cows
- Identifying Later Stage Pregnancies Quickly and Easily with Arms Free Scanning
- Fetal Aging and Fetal Anomalies
- Fetal Sexing
- Guided hands-on practice, demonstrations and discussion of arm in and arm free scanning cases
Training includes all of your training materials, ultrasound machines, hot lunches for both days, comprehensive content covering all relevant content, lots of discussion and a friendly, relaxed learning environment with lots of hands on practice.