Moo-ving Forward: University of Pretoria's Artificial Insemination Certification Exam

Posted on March 27, 2024

In November 2023, the University of Pretoria's Animal Science third-year students participated in an artificial insemination certification exam. The unique examination marked the culmination of a year-long journey into the intricacies of livestock reproductive anatomy and physiology, focusing particularly on cattle.

The academic curriculum leading up to this exam was designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical aspects of livestock reproduction. As the students delved into the complexities of reproductive mechanisms, they gained insights into the physiological intricacies governing the reproductive processes in cattle.

The top scoring student for the exam, Izak van de Merwe, provided feedback on his experience:

Animal Science thanks the South African Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development for their assistance.


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