Animal ID and Monitoring

Swiss hills alive with Aussie ear-tags

The old-fashioned Swiss cow bell is getting a high-tech upgrade courtesy of Australian developed ear tag technology…Read More

beefcentral, March 18, 2022

GPS-enabled livestock monitoring tags reach the commercial market

A GPS-enabled cattle ear tag providing accurate and timely information about livestock location and movement has been commercially released for the first time…Read More

beefcentral, March 17, 2020

EvokeAG: Remote monitoring technology makes the leap into full commercial uptake

While there was a bewildering array of promising technologies on show at the EvokeAg tech event in Melbourne last week, many remain in start-up, development or pre-commercial stage. Harder to find were products or services that could be described as being in full-blown commercial use…Read More

Jon Condon, February 26, 2020

Artificial intelligence makes accurate sheep counting a reality

A livestock counting system using artificial intelligence will be ready for the live export industry this year and for use in sheep saleyards by April 2020…Read More

beefcentral, November 4, 2019

GPS tracking devices help underpin animal production claims

GPS tracking devices aren’t just revolutionising livestock monitoring and offering up a solution to cattle theft – they’re also delivering guaranteed best practice certifications for consumers. Farming technology company IDS Australasia’s ‘GFARM’ tracker, which works hand-in-hand with livestock management tools to draw on real-time information, is now commercially available to producers…Read More

beefcentral, August 12, 2019

CQUni’s DataMuster boosts Argentina’s beef research 

An automated livestock management system developed by Central Queensland University has had its first international deployment, with two Argentinean research stations installing the system this week…Read More

beefcentral, July 31, 2019

App weighs cattle from metres away + VIDEO

A new smartphone accessory developed in Europe claims to be able to help farmers calculate the weight of cattle from meteres away in a paddock or feedlot with 95 percent accuracy, without having to run them over a set of scales…Read More

beefcentral, November 29, 2018

African ‘bred’ cattle tracking tag showcased at 400M conference

A livestock tracking system initially developed for the African rangelands is being adapted for application in the vast pastoral livestock spreads of Australia…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 23, 2018

Ears a smart way to keep track of cattle

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and agtech startup Ceres Tag have created a new type of ‘fit bit’ to help farmers to keep track of where their livestock are and what they are doing…Read More

beefcentral, November 21, 2018

10,000 head in large-scale remote stock monitoring project

About 10,000 cattle on properties and feedlots in NSW will be fitted with commercially-available eartag monitoring devices as part of the largest real-time cattle health pilot ever conducted in Australia…Read More

beefcentral, September 10, 2018

Ag tech briefs: ‘Green light’ tag for animal health monitoring

‘Green light’ tag for animal health monitoring | $14m investment in farm management software developer | $500,000 fund to stimulate WA’s agtech | Great ag ideas abound in agrifood pitch session
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beefcentral, August 30, 2018

Ceres Tag smart ear tag set for commercial trial near Alice Springs

AgTech startup Ceres Tag Pty Ltd and the Caason Group will partner to conduct a trial of the Ceres Tag smart ear tag at Caason’s Aileron Pastoral Holdings near Alice Springs next year.

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beefcentral, August 12, 2018

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