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Courses are facilitated by Paul Kenny - Certificate IV Training and Assessment (Artificial Breeding)

Cattle Artificial Insemination (AI)

Covering the anatomy and theory of artificial insemination - each student will have a thorough, practical understanding of how to inseminate cows.

Subjects covered:

  • Preparing for and conducting an artificial breeding programme

  • Artificial breeding uses

  • Anatomy and physiology using cow reproductive tracts

  • Heat detection

  • Hygienic insemination procedures

  • Heat synchronization using different programmes

  • Understanding semen collection, analysis, storage and morphology

  • Overview of embryo collection

  • Bull selection with tools available eg Breedplan

  • Practical insemination technique


AI courses are held according to demand and delivered in locations convenient to students.

Cattle AI Refresher

Refresher course content is designed to reflect the student's skill-base

Collecting Semen from Bulls

This course is conducted on-farm:


  • Collection of semen using electro-ejaculator/probe

  • Collection of semen using artificial vagina

  • Assessment of collected semen under microscope

  • AI Equipment

  • Preparing diluents for semen processing

  • Importance of temperature and hygiene control

  • Collection techniques depending on breed

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A very pleasant, dedicated & personalised course with every aid necessary to understand, learn, incorporate & achieve what we were being taught.  Very patient & supportive Assessor. October 22

"Really great course & set up with mix of practical & theory work. Trainer really calm, relaxed & really happy to teach & answer all questions - was awesome!" Chloe 26 Nov 22

Best 3 day's! Teacher was a legend - had great knowledge & very approachable, overall 10/10 Kamil Nov 22

Great course especially as it was a smaller class which makes learning easier & more personal. I cannot thank Paul enough because of his training & knowledge I am better in all aspects of my job - Benjamin Nov 2022

​The "hands on" experience was most valuable and Paul thoroughly explained topics - March 2022

The most valuable part of the course was the location & trainer - January 2022

Very quiet cattle to practice & build confidence with - January 2022




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