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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VST716 Reproduction And Artificial Insemination in Cattle 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, it is aimed teach knowledge of reproduction and detection artificial insemination ability in cattle.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Muzaffer ÇELEBİ, Doç. Dr. Mesut ÇEVİK, Doç. Dr. Murat SELÇUK, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Eser AKAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. To gain the knowledge and practise level of doctorate
  2. Advance Andrology, Reproduction and Artifical Insemination knowledge
  3. To gain the knowledge of reproduction in cattle
  4. To gain the knowledge and practise of artificial insemination in cows
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
- Hafez E.S.E.: Reproduction in Farm Animals.Fifth Edition, Philedelphia,1987.
- Alaçam E.: Evcil Hayvanlarda Reprodüksiyon,Suni Tohumlama, Doğum ve İnfertilite. First Edition,Konya,1984.
- Busch W, Löhle K, Peter W: Künstliche Besamung bei Nutztieren. Second Edition, Stuttgart, 1991.
- Youngquist R.S., Threlfall W.R.: Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology. Second Edition, Philedelphia,2007.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Oestruos, ovulation, collection semen and artificial insemination in cows.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Reproductive anatomy in cattle Examination of genital organs in cattle
2.Morphological examinations of bull genital organs Andrological examination in bulls
3.Semen collection techniques from bulls Semen collection from bulls
4.Examination and evaluation of bull semen Macroscopic ant microscopic examinations of bullu semen
5.Short term storage of bull semen Short term storage procedures of bull semen
6.Long term storage of bull semen Long term storage procedures of bull semen
7.Midterm exam
8.Estrus symptoms in cows Monitoring of estrus in cows
9.Artificial insemination methods used in cattle Artificial insemination methods used in cows
10.Estrus detecting techniques in cows Determination of estrus and the optimum insemination time
11.Optimum insemination time in cows Determination of the optimum insemination time
12.Recto-vaginal insemination method Recto-vaginal insemination applications in cows
13.Approaches for improving the pregnancy rates after artificial insemination İntra uterin treatments after artificial insemination applications
14.Estrus synchronization in cows Estrus synchronization applications
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures12224
Self Study1010100