Dairy Cattle Reproductive Ultrasound Training Course

$1,495.00

Instructed by: DR. TOM WHEAL, DVM, DR. RACHEL BUDD, DVM, and DR. ERIKA WIERMAN, DVM

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.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Ultrasound technology – what is it, how does it work, and what do the images mean (physics and interpretation).
  • Review of reproductive system anatomy and physiology.
  • Open uterus, uterine horns, and identifying uterine infections.
  • Pregnancy at various stages of gestation.
  • Identifying twins and Fetal demise.
  • Ovarian structure (follicles, cysts, corpus luteum).
  • Lots of hands on practice, guided demonstrations and review of ultrasound images and videos.

Training includes all of your training materials, ultrasound machines, hot lunches for both days, comprehensive content covering all relevant content, lot’s of discussion and a friendly, relaxed learning environment.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelling One Month or More Before the Start Date:

If you need to cancel your course reservation at least one month before the scheduled start date, there will be a 25% cancellation fee deducted from your tuition fees. The remaining balance of your tuition will be refunded to you.

Cancelling Within One Month of the Course Start Date:

If you have to cancel your course within one month of the scheduled start date, a 50% cancellation fee will apply. However, the remaining balance of your tuition fees will be refunded to you.

Due to committed preparation and materials costs, if you cancel within 15 days of the scheduled start date, 100% of the tuition fees payable will be forfeited without reimbursement.

If you are planning on acquiring an ultrasound machine, we are happy to offer a 50% tuition credit towards your new equipment if ordered within a month of your training course.

Thank you, we look forward to having you with us at the farm! If you have any questions at all, please let us know. Once your registration is confirmed, a detailed agenda will be sent you in advance of your training.

Our Ultrasound Training courses include minimal classroom instruction and lots of live on-farm demonstrations with guided hands-on. Designed for veterinarians, vet techs and producers. Our 2-Day Dairy Cattle Ultrasound courses provide approximately 4 hours of classroom instruction/theory and 8 hours of live on-farm demonstration with guided hands-on applications and practice.

Courses are facilitated by Dr. Tom Wheal, and Dr. Rachel Budd. Both bring a wealth of knowledge based on real-world experience and ensure a welcoming learning environment that is friendly, relaxed, and professional.

Having over 40 years of experience as a bovine reproduction specialist and skilled sonographer, Dr. Tom brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and wisdom to the course. Passionate about client education and giving people the tools and resources to run more efficient operations, Dr. Rachel enjoys facilitating the ultrasound trainings with this in mind. A skilled and knowledgeable bovine repro specialist and sonographer, Dr. Rachel truly enjoys seeing people develop new skills and knowledge that can be successfully used to benefit their operations.

This 2-Day Dairy Cattle Ultrasound course is designed to teach the skills and techniques of bovine reproductive ultrasound and image interpretation for dairy cattle reproduction. 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.

DAIRY CATTLE REPRODUCTIVE ULTRASOUND TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction to Bovine Reproductive Ultrasound Technique and Image Interpretation

Bovine Reproductive Anatomy Review

Open Uterus and Uterine Infections

Pregnancy at all Stages of Gestation

Ovarian Dynamics; Follicles, Cysts, and Corpus Luteum Identification

Identifying Twins

Fetal Demise and Fetal Anomalies

Lots of hands on practice, guided demonstrations and review of ultrasound images and videos.

Training includes all of your training materials, ultrasound machines, hot lunches for both days, comprehensive content covering all relevant content, discussion and a friendly, relaxed learning environment.

Please note that a course pre-requisite for the dairy course is either experience breeding cows, doing manual palpations, or an AI Course previously. If you can manually find a cervix successfully, you’re ready!

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