Here's a roundup of photos from Amanda Radke's ranch on the day the veterinarian came out to pregnancy-check the cowherd.
Bobbi Fridley, DVM, utilizes utlrasound technology while owner Dave Nolz looks on.
Riley Buck stands on the catwalk and moves the cows through the corral toward the chute.
Pregnancy-checking cows using ultrasound technology increases accuracy while being a less-invasive method for the cattle.
These cows are in line to be preg-checked.
A crew in the back pushes cows into the corral to be worked.
The crew in the back waits for the corral to empty before bringing another group of cows up.
Another view from the catwalk
A modern-day cowgirl Courtney Nolz checks her Smartphone while working cattle.
A shot of the ultrasound video monitor and reference sheet
A closer look at the ultrasound video monitor
A yearling heifer takes her turn in the chute
She's bred! The vet was even able to call the sex on many of the females that were farther along. This cow will have a January bull calf!
With the last of the females worked, the crew is ready for dinner -- chili and stew were served!