Reproduction Best Choices
The Information You Need to Know
| Presented in English
In this webinar, we explore many options to optimize the reproductive performance in your herd depending on your operation facility and your reproduction management. Learn from Dr. Chris Kuster, one of the most renown specialists in boar studs and reproductive technologies, what he recommends for your farm type. Also, discover what Precision Vet can do to help you with your on-farm reproductive operations.
Dr. Kurt Preugschas DVM - Precision Veterinary Services Inc.
Kurt was born and raised on a pig farm near Barrhead, Alberta, which sparked his passion for swine production and medicine. He graduated with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 from WCVM in Saskatoon. After graduation, he went directly into swine medicine and has worked in swine practices in Manitoba and Alberta until he started a new swine veterinary practice in 2019, Precision Veterinary Services Inc.
Dr. Cordell Young DVM - Precision Veterinary Services Inc.
Cordell grew up on a mixed grain and livestock farm near Bredenbury, SK. He purchased its first ewe and her triplet lambs at the age of 9. His sheep business grew steadily until his graduating year of high school when he reached 150 ewes. Theexperience with sheep led him to the Animal Science program at the University of Saskatchewan and ultimately to Veterinary Medicine at the WCVM. Upon graduation in 2017, I came to work in the Lethbridge area with mostly swine producers. He is now partnered in Precision Veterinary Services.
Dr. Chris Kuster PhD - Kuster Research and Consulting Inc.
Dr. Kuster earned his degrees from the University of Illinois. His undergraduate work was in Animal Science before being admitted to Veterinary School, and receiving his DVM in 1998. He continued on to receive an MS in Swine Medicine and Theriogenology while completing the Executive Veterinary Program and then a PhD in Veterinary Medical Science. Since completing his PhD in 2003, Dr. Kuster has been in private consulting practice focusing on boar studs and associated reproductive technologies for sow farms, offering third party semen evaluation through the KRC andrology laboratory, pioneering independent cytogenetic services for US and Canadian producers to detect litter-size reducing chromosomal abnormalities in boars, and participating in private and public research projects.
On-farm Reproduction Support and On-farm Boar Semen Testing
by Dr. Cordell Young
Regular AI vs Post-cervical AI - Is it Worth Making the Switch?
by Dr. Kurt Preugschas
What's Best for My Farm - Purchasing Semen vs On-farm Boar Stud vs Natural
by Dr. Chris Kuster
Questions and Conclusion