Course code VET337

VET337 Insemination of Production Animal

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Course responsible: Anette Kristine Krogenæs
ECTS credits: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Teaching exam periods:

This course starts in Spring semester. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring semester


This course starts in Fall semester. This course has teaching/evaluation in Fall semester

Course frequency: Every Spring semester and every fall semester
First time: Study year 2016-2017
Preferential right:
VET ( students on Differentiation in Production animal medicine and food safety)
Course contents:


Theoretical teaching and practical / clinical exercises when it comes to artificial insemination in cattle. In addition, the theoretical background for insemination of sheep and pigs.

6 per group in Rudshøgda and 8 per group in Egersund, max 2 groups per week Students with anorther differensiation than Differentiation in Production animal medicine and food safety must document that he/she have received a commitment as inseminator. There will be requirements for the extent and duration.

Learning outcome:


To provide the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to carry out the insemination.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn to inseminate cattle after completing the course.

Learning activities:
Course and theroy 

The following students can apply the course:

1. Candidates with Differentiation in Production animal medicine and food safety.

2. Candidates with other differensiations that can document that they have a job offer with insemination practices.

It refers to specialt guidelines for requirements for applications / grants and application forms.

Recommended prerequisites:

4 days practical course + theory)

100% presence. Practical test at the conclusion of the course.

Assessment: Pass / Fail

Presence and obligatory activities must be conducted in order to get it approved. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that optional part are implemented, and there will be no reimbursement of tuition for this unless the student can demonstrate a legitimate absence.

Course coordinator gives a diploma / certificate and / or acknowledges the censorship form the optional part is brought up. Only 100% completed optional program will be approved.

Entrance requirements:
Admitted to the Veterinary Medicine Program


Safety rules set limits on the number of participants per course. Students must abide by the rules at the slaughterhouse and guidance of teaching.

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