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.