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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VST718 Reproduction And Artificial Insemination in Sheep And Goat 927001 1 1 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 sheep and goat
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 of master of degree
  2. İleri Androloji,Suni Tohumlama ve Reprodüksiyon bilgisi
  3. Koyun ve Keçilerde dölverimi bilgisinin kazanılması
  4. To gain the knowledge and practise of artificial insemination in sheep and goat
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
Insemination technique in sheep and goat
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Reproductive anatomy in small ruminants Examination of the male reproductive tract (Ram-Buck)
2.Morphological examinations of rams and bucks genital organs Examination of the male reproductive tract (Ram-Buck)
3.Semen collection techniques from rams and bucks Preparation of the artificial vagina (Ram-Buck)
4.Examination and evaluation of rams and bucks semen Collection of semen by artificial vagina
5.Short term storage of rams and bucks semen Evaluation of semen
6.Long term storage of rams and bucks semen Evaluation of semen
7.Midterm exam
8.Estrus symptoms in small ruminants Evaluation of semen
9.Artificial insemination methods used in small ruminants Extenders and extension of semen
10.Estrus detecting techniques in small ruminants Semen storage
11.Optimum insemination time in small ruminants Semen storage
12.Artificial insemination method Artificial insemination (sheep, goat)
13.Approaches for improving the pregnancy rates after artificial insemination Artificial insemination (sheep, goat)
14.Estrus synchronization in small ruminants Artificial insemination (sheep, goat)
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