Heat detection in suckler cows difficult indoors18 Dec 2019
Farm calls using SmartScan technology at this time of year with suckler herds consistently reveal difficulty in detecting heats.
SmartScan technology enables you to accurately determine stage of cycle of year suckler cows and indeed reveal those cows that are not cycling.
This gives you excellent information in terms of controlled breeding management of your cows. It also enables you to identify cows with underlying stressors that be subsequently be managed to reduce the stress level and enable these animals to establish pregnancy.
It is worth noting that undetected heats in your suckler cows cost well in excess of €150 each