**New date** Please note that due to IMV Imaging request the date of this course has changed from 8 to 15 February 2024

Date: 15 February 2024
Time: 10am to approximately 4:30pm
Location: SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries. DG1 3NE

This course is aimed at veterinary surgeons, who already are experienced in basic bovine ultrasonography, and want learn more on fertility work and advance their practical skills on determining the age of pregnancy and sexing embryos. The majority of the course is practical with morning and afternoon practical scanning sessions with small group tuition.

Course content

  • Benefits of using ultrasonography on farm and discussion on the key stages of the oestrus cycle and pregnancy
  • Guidance on how to assess the entirety of the bovine reproductive tract
  • Guidance on how to age stages of pregnancy
  • Guidance on how to identify twins and determine the sex of the embryo  
  • Guidance on how to identify common abnormalities

Tutors (subject to availability)

  • Iain McCormick, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer
  • Iain Dick, Ark veterinary practice
  • Amy Haylock, IMV Imaging
  • Claire-Louise Townsend, IMV Imaging

Price (includes refreshments and lunch): £550 inc. VAT

To ensure participants obtain adequate practical experience during the course, places are limited to 8 delegates.

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