Our Team – Livestock Scanners, WRS Livestock Scanning Services Ltd

By: Wrs Livestock Scanning Services  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Scanners, Scanning Services, Livestock Scanning

We have an experienced team of Scanners who are passionate about providing you with timely and accurate livestock scanning services.

The joint owners of the company, Chris Spark and Steve Rosa, both work full-time as members of the scanning team:

Our Scanners cover all areas of the North Island:

Steve Rosa
Gary Baker
Bernie Ward
Alex O'Ferrall
Chris Spark
Mike Hare
Jim Sharrat

Hawkes Bay/East Coast
Hawkes Bay
King Country
Lower North Island

In our Napier-based office we have Ann O'Connor and Trudi Dawson. Ann takes all bookings, deals with all customer enquiries and arranges the work schedule for our Scanners. Trudi takes care of the company's administration and can help you with any accounts enquiries.

Keywords: Livestock Scanning, Scanners, Scanning Services

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Why use Ultrasound Scanning Technology

Eye muscle area and fat depth scanning has been proven to be a reliable indicator of how much meat will be yielded in a sheep's carcass, which of course affects the price paid by the works. Using ultrasound scanning technology to test for pregnancy in livestock not only tells you whether or not animals are pregnant, but also whether pregnant animals are carrying multiple foetuses.


Frequently Asked Questions about Livestock Scanning

For pregnancy scanning of sheep & goats we recommend that you provide 2-3 staff.For pregnancy scanning of cows we recommend you provide 1 or 2 staff.For pregnancy scanning of deer we recommend that you provide at least 1 or 2 staff member.For muscle scanning of sheep we recommend that you provide 2 staff.


Pregnancy Testing of Sheep – Sheep scanning

Percentage of triplets (the Scanner will call the triplets that are easily seen - this option usually picks up around 60% of triplets), plus all twins, singles and dries. Using ultrasound scanning technology is a proven, stress-free and accurate method of determining whether ewes are pregnant, and if so, how many lambs they are carrying.