Scanning of sheep is one of few management tools that allows you to see the potential of your flock well before it will be realised.
Scanning can identify your single and multiple bearing ewes and ewes that are dry.
This allows you to allocate feed depending on the number of foetuses. It also allows multiple bearing ewes be placed in warmer paddocks to increase survival rates.
By identifying your dry ewes allows you to re join for a later lambing or allows the sale of these ewes that have a reduced capacity of production.
Scanning may also give you a marketing edge when selling sheep in lamb. If the purchaser has some idea of lambing potential they may be prepared to pay more.