Utilizing rumination sensors in a grazing system

Pastured organic cows at the WCROC
March 16, 2015

Dairy cattle and dairy farms have become part of the emerging world of precision technology. Routinely, dairy farmers are often tipped off to trouble in the herd when they see a drop in milk production. The drop could have been caused by a change in feed quality, reproductive status, sickness, or a variety of other conditions.

Now, however, with the use of precision dairy technology, we are able to track feeding behavior, activity levels, temperature and health status of cattle with the expectation of better understanding behavior and overall health.  Read more at Dairy Herd Management.