**This course has finished. New dates for this course will be published in June 2024. If you would like to pre-register for the next available course or have any questions regarding its dates or availability, please contact us**

Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location: TBC

Performing a ram pre-breeding soundness examination will help farmers to maximise flock fertility efficiency as this will ensure that only the fertile rams will be used in the breeding flock. This practical course will cover the ram’s reproductive anatomy and physiology, the steps for a ram’s MOT and a detailed general clinical examination, the semen collection and its analysis (i.e. morphology, motility).

Course Content
  • Parts of reproductive anatomy and physiology
  • Steps of ram’s MOT
  • General clinical examination
  • Semen collection (via electroejaculation) and evaluation (morphology, motility)


(subject to availability)

  • Andrew Robinson, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer
  • Robert Anderson, Merlin vet practice


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