Pregnancy Scanning in Sows
Type Press Release
The first video in a series by the Teagasc Pig Development Department is on “Pregnancy Scanning a Sow” Tomas Ryan farm manager in the Teagasc Pig Research Facility goes through the procedure.
The Teagasc Pig Development Department have put together the first skills video on “Pregnancy Scanning a Sow”. This video is part of a series of skills videos and factsheets.
Tomas Ryan farm manager in the Teagasc Pig Research Facility outlines:
- the '3 week' system used in the Pig Development Department in Teagasc Moorepark.
- the type of scanner used in the scanning process and what it identifies.
- a common mistake made in scanning a sow
- what happens with the pregnant and non-pregnant sows once scanned.
The video was taken in the Teagasc Pig Research Facility by Amy Quinn