Contact: Dale Rankin, 830-569-0034, Dale.Rankin@ag.tamu.edu
CAMPBELLTON – A Multi-County Reproduction Management Workshop for Atascosa, Bexar, Frio, Medina and Wilson counties will be May 9 and 10 at Tom Brothers Ranch, 770 County Road 412 in Campbellton.
The workshop, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. Each will have the same topics, demonstrations and exercises.
The cost is $15 per person and lunch is included courtesy of Capital Farm Credit.
“Demonstration and exercise supplies will be provided,” said Dale Rankin, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent, Atascosa County. “Participation in the workshop will require attendees to bring three to five docile cows that have been exposed to a bull over the past 90 days and possibly one cow that is open.”
Rankin said workshop topics and demonstrations will be presented by Dr. Joe Paschal, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi, along with AgriLife Extension agents from participating counties.
Topics will be:
— “Ins and Outs” of Pregnancy Testing.
— “Hands On” Anatomy of a Cow’s Reproductive Tract.
— Rectal Palpation.
— Estrus Synchronization Made Easy.
Space is limited so attendees should sign up as early as possible. The RSVP deadline is April 30. To RSVP, contact Rankin at 830-569-0034.