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Why scan pigs for pregnancy?

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Ultrasound scanning with the Duo-Scan:Go

Ultrasound scanning sows for pregnancy is of major financial benefit when managing a pig farm. The ability to identify pregnant sows from non-pregnant sows allows for good reproductive management to reduce the number of non-productive days.

It’s just as important to be able to identify non-pregnant sows when carrying out an ultrasound scan for two reasons;

Non-pregnant sows can either be culled or targeted for breeding on their next cycle.

Decreasing pregnancy rates can be a very early indication of disease on farm, sometimes as much as 12 weeks before there are any clinical signs, allowing action to be taken much earlier.

Duo-Scan:Go swine scanner
Duo-Scan:Go swine scanner