This is nine part instructional video series by Kimberly Palgrave BS BVM&S GPCert(DI) MRCVS, in-house vet for BCF Technology, which gives a step by step approach to performing an ultrasound examination of the bovine reproductive tract.
These videos have been produced in collaboration with The University of Bristol, School of Veterinary Sciences and we are very grateful for their assistance.
Video 1: Introduction
This video contains an introduction to the use of ultrasound for examination of the bovine reproductive tract.
Video 2: The Ultrasound Machine
This video contains helpful tips on setting up the ultrasound machine and an explanation of the controls used to improve the quality of the ultrasound image.
Video 3: Handling the Ultrasound Probe & Scanning Techniques
This video contains an explanation of the features of the ultrasound probe and the movements used with the probe when scanning the reproductive tract of the cow.
Video 4: Preparing Yourself and the Cattle for Scanning
This video contains helpful tips on preparing yourself, the environment and the cows for scanning.
Video 5: Review of Anatomy
This video contains a review of the anatomy of the reproductive tract of the cow.
Video 6: Ultrasound Examination of the Cow
This video contains a detailed description of the technique and features of an ultrasound examination of the pregnant cow (37 days).
Video 7: Ultrasound Examination of the Non-pregnant Cow
This video contains a detailed description of the technique and features of an ultrasound examination of the non-pregnant cow.
Video 8: Ultrasound Clip from a Pregnant Cow
This contains an ultrasound clip from a pregnant cow (37 days) with detailed audio commentary.
Video 9: Ultrasound Clip from a Non-pregnant Cow
This contains an ultrasound clip from a non-pregnant cow with detailed audio commentary.
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