Productive and fun workplace with little complications and entertaining field work
Pros: travel, animal husbandry
Cons: healthcare, research
A typical day at work included animal husbandry, research of embryonic developement and progesterone, artifical inseminations and mainteance of bovine species. I learned how to perform artificial inseminations, daily routine blood work analysis, perform ultrasounds, and daily management of the animals. My co-workers were very helpful and easy going, I enjoyed working with them and learning from them. The hardest part of my job was the research because their is so much research being done on embryonic development using progesterone, therefore narrowing it down to the specifics of information that you need at a particular time can be difficult and time consuming. The most enjoyable part of my job was working the animals and performing artficial inseminations. Knowing that you are creating something with a mere thimble of life on a stick (put in laymans terms) is quite extraordinary!