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Frozen Semen Technology

A course specially designed for those working in frozen semen laboratories and connected areas. The main emphasis of the course is on the advanced techniques in the deep freezing of bull and buffalo semen. The handling of frozen semen at the field levels is also dealt in great detail.


The Training Centres under Kerala Livestock Development Board (KLDB) at present offers short term training course of 2-8 weeks duration. All these courses are designed for field workers who require specialisation in their respective fields. The courses include a combination of theory, practicals, group discussions, seminars and field visits. Apart  from the courses announced (scheduled courses), the training Centres also takes up programmes as requested by the sponsors on mutually agreed terms.



Duration 3 weeks
Eligibility Graduation in Veterinary Science or its equivalent
Age Below 50 years
Venue Training Centre, Mattupatti



Syllabus Theory (hrs) Practical(hrs)
Management of breeding bull-methods to maximise semen production 4 4
Clinical examination of bulls and
laboratory examination of semen
for reproductive disorders
3 5
Selection of bulls for semen
characteristics and sexual behaviour
2 4
Collection of semen-ultra low temperature
processing, storage and despatch
(Pelletting, French and German systems)
8 24
Importance of fodder in livestock production 2 2
Minimum standard for semen production
Field handling of frozen semen
12 20
Total 31 59


Library, Discussion/Seminar — 1 day
Study tour — 2 days