Bull Fertility - Theory to Practice

Castlecourt Hotel, Westport, Co Mayo Ireland
27 - 30 May 2018    


BSAS look forward to once again returning to Castlecourt Hotel, Westport on the West Coast of Ireland for the 2018 International Bull Fertility Conference.  A pre-conference tour on day one, followed by two days of scientific sessions featuring eminent speakers from around the world.   We also look forward to a number of submitted poster presentations.   This conference qualifies for CPD credits.


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Sessions will include:

  • Male reproductive physiology
  • Optimising semen procedures
  • AI Bull Fertility
  • Sperm and seminal plasma
  • Thermoregulation and behaviour
  • ​Pathophysiology of bull subfertility
  • ​Bull production, selection and evaluation


Al Barth, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Pietro Baruselli, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
John Bromfield, University of Florida, USA
Stephen Butler, Teagasc, Ireland
Doreen Corridan, Muster Cattle Breeding Company, Ireland
Michael Diskin, Teagasc, Ireland
Bernard Eivers, National Cattle Breeding Centre, Ireland
Sean Fair, University of Limerick, Ireland
Daniel Givens, Auburn University, USA
John Kastelic, University of Calgary, Canada
David  Kenny, Teagasc, Ireland
Pat Lonergan, University College Dublin, Ireland
Mike  McGowan, University of Queensland, Australia
David J Miller, University of Illinois, USA
Donal  Murphy, XL Vets, Ireland
John Schenk, USA
Christophe Staub, INRA, France
Peter Sutovsky, University of Missouri, USA
Jerry Taylor, University of Missouri, USA
Matt Utt, Select Sires Inc, USA
Vish Vishwanath, Sexing Technologies, USA
Dwight Wolfe, Auburn University, USA