The first scanning evalution must be done ten days post calving in order to assess the uterine condition. Early scanning can help show the presence / absence of metritis, endometritis and most importantly, to determine whether ovarian activity has resumed.
Pre breeding checks on your herd is very important to increase productivity. Scanning before you AI, will reveal your problem cows. Problems such as inactive ovaries, follicular cysts, luteal cysts and infects such as acute puerperal metritis cause economic losses to the dairy and suckler industries by extending the intervals from calving to conception. Each of […]
By Matt Dempsey The agricultural colleges and UCD agricultural faculty may be full to bursting point, but that does not hide the stagnation in Irish land ownership and use. There are too many changes happening in world and Irish farming to pretend that the present structure is satisfactory. From an Irish perspective, the most fundamental […]
While AI cows this week for different farmer I have noticed that there are alot of cows with mild infections, this is more than evident in the bulling slime. These cows will waste your time and money and can easily be identified by scanning your herd prior to starting your ai or letting the bull […]