Cornell Sheep and Goat Program Shares Video Series on Artificial Insemination in

March 21, 2022
Cornell Sheep and Goat Program Shares Video Series on Artificial Insemination in

Goat AI Video Course

Goat Artificial Insemination Video Course
funded in part by the Northeast Sustainable Research & Education (SARE) Program (Project ONE19-337)

This course is a very thorough 11 video series on how to artificially inseminate goats. The course was developed by Dr. James Weber, DVM (Univ. of Maine), Betsy Hodge (Cornell Coop. Ext. of St. Lawrence County), Rene DeLeeuw  (Heron's Roost Farm) and Dr. tatiana Stanton (Cornell).

PLAY LIST for entire course

Video 1-3 - Goat Reproduction, Estrus, Synchronization and Heat Detection - Dr. James Weber DVM

Video 1: Part 1 - Introduction - Why AI? 25 minutes

Video 2: Part 2 - Reproductive Anatomy and Semen Handling 28 minutes

Video 3: Part 3 - Synchronizing the Timing of Artificial Insemination 35 minutes

Video 4 - Managing your Does and Bucks - Rene DeLeeuw 45 minutes

Video 5-8 - Choosing a Sire, Dr. tatiana Stanton, Cornell University

Video 5: Part 1 - Selection Criteria and Methods - tatiana Stanton 20 min.

Video 6: Part 2 - Dairy Goat Genetic Evaluations Available in the US - tatiana Stanton 20 min.

Video 7: Part 3 - Other Performance Evaluations - tatiana Stanton 14 min.

Video 8 - Choosing a Sire Part 4 - What's in Our Future - Genomics - tatiana Stanton 14 min.

Video 9 - The Mechanics of Goat AI - Dr. James Weber DVM, Betsy Hodge & Rene DeLeeuw 36 minutes - Hands-on video segments

Video 10 - Equipment Basics for Goat AI - Betsy Hodge 26 min

Video 11 - An Introduction to Buck Collection - Dr. James Weber DVM 31 min

Goat AI supplemental handout - Detailed methods for goat assisted reproduction and AI - Dr. James Weber DVM, 17-page guide covering heat synchronization, mucus evaluation, buck collection, semen evaluation & processing, etc.  

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