DIY AI Training Course

Shepton Vets DIY AI Training Course

Our Bovine DIY AI Training Course can help you increase you profitability, by providing you with the best DIY AI  techniques and skills for your farm. Our DIY AI Training Course is a popular course, with at least 8 dates running throughout the year, the course is run in a number of locations across the South West.

‚ÄčDIY AI Training delegates with course certificates

The DIY AI Training Course Director is Michael Head BVetMed BSc CertCHP DBR MRCVS.

Michael’s aim is to ensure that all DIY AI Course trainees are all properly supervised and trained in bovine A.I. This is to ensure the health and wellbeing of all the animals used for the course as well as all of the animals that will be inseminated by the trainees on their respective  farms once they have completed the DIY AI Training Course.

Our DIY AI Training Course covers the following areas:

•Health & Safety

•General Hygiene

•Ten Steps to good Pregnancy rates

•Advantages & Disadvantages of A.I.

•Basic Principles

•Correct AI Technique

•Semen Handling & Assessment of Technique

The DIY AI Training Course runs over 4 days, starting at 10am and finishing at 3pm.  All areas of AI technique are covered and assessed to ensure that everyone who completes training is confident and competent in line with up to date DEFRA approved courses.  Our DIY AI Training Courses are first and foremost about ensuring animal welfare is the top priority.

A summary DIY AI Training Course day’s activities are: 

Day 1: This is a theory day. You will be looking at practical fertility management with reference to A.I, including anatomy & live cow practical.

Day 2 & 3: Practical sessions learning to master the passing of the A.I gun through the cervix & semen handling.

Day 4: Review of the previous 3 days & assessment.


Forthcoming Course Dates:

  • 16th -19th September: DIY AI Course - Somerset 4 day course - Fully booked
  • 11th -14th November: DIY AI Course - Cornwall 4 day course

If you are interested in attending the next DIY AI Training Course, or if you would like further details please contact our farm team on: or call Thomas on 01749 341 761. 

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