Pregnancy Scanning



Pregnancy Scanning - Multiple Births

Reasons to Scan:

  • More effective feed planning.
  • Plan extra feed for multiple birth carriers.
  • Avoid overweight single lambs.
  • Identify later lambing ewes.
  • Send dry stock off to the meat processing plant and maximise feed / income.

Key Points

  • 12 hours off grass.
  • Hay / silage / swedes need to be at least 15 hours off.
  • Best results days after rams goes into flock:
    • Ram removal minimum 35 days to identify drys.
    • 70-80 days triplets.
    • 80-90 days twins / singles.

On Farm Facilities Required

  • Power 240 volts. (Generator / Mains)
  • Covered yards preferred.
  • Open yards with protection from wet for scanner operation.
  • Plus 2-3 extra labour units.

Stockscan Provides

  • Race.
  • Sheep holding crate.
  • 3 way automatic drafting race.
  • Scanner equipment.

Pregnancy Scanning - Wet Dry & Ageing

Reasons to Scan:

  • Dries out early for sale.
  • Can sort out late lambing mob.
  • Saves feed for multiple births mobs

Key Points

  • 12 hours off grass.
  • Ewes need to be 15-20 hours off bulk feed. (Hay, Silage, Swedes etc)
  • Best results 35 - 110 days after ram goes into flock.

Services

Contacts

Address Info

115A Stornoway Street
Karitane, Waikouaiti 9471
Otago
New Zealand

Contact details
Phone: 03 489 6108
Mobile: 0274 328 920
Email: info@stockscan.co.nz