‘PigBoost’ bolsters local pig farmers and national food security in Uganda

2022-09-13T00:15:59+02:00septiembre 13th, 2022|Livestock Management Solutions|

Pig farming is one of the fastest growing livestock activities in Uganda and is a means of increasing food, income and employment. Uganda is among the largest per capita consumers of pork in sub-Saharan Africa. Still, productivity is low and demand outstrips supply. Industry, research, and local government are coming together in collaborative initiatives [...]

Cow behaviour insight leads to breeding gains

2022-08-03T11:30:55+02:00agosto 3rd, 2022|Livestock Management Solutions|

In Methven, New Zealand, Barry Flynn milks a 620-strong Friesian herd on 196Ha. He’s implemented Datamars Livestock’s Tru-Test Automated Heat Monitoring with Tru- Test Active Tag collar solution to track cow behaviour and improve animal health and breeding performance.   We wanted to explore how we could improve our breeding performance. One key strategy for [...]

Partnering for livestock disease eradication in New Zealand

2022-08-03T11:12:38+02:00agosto 3rd, 2022|Livestock Management Solutions|

Agtrac, the agricultural service provider that Datamars owns 51% of, developed a solution encompassing Datamars Livestock software, readers and training to accurately and effortlessly test and track animals for tuberculosis disease in New Zealand.   On-behalf of OSPRI, AsureQuality tested over 2.6 million animals in a year. Datamars was the only provider able to provide [...]

Boosting productivity of Ugandan pig farmers

2022-08-03T11:01:39+02:00agosto 3rd, 2022|Livestock Management Solutions|

Pig farming is one of the fastest growing livestock activities in Uganda, increasing not just food production, but also income and employment.   In 2020 Datamars partnered with the Roslin Institute, a word-leading institute for animal science research, with genetics specialists AbacusBio and Ugandan based organisations Vetline Services and Makere University on ‘PigBoost’. PigBoost is [...]

Successful Install of Tru-Test Active Tag in North America sees early benefits

2022-02-10T10:11:48+01:00febrero 10th, 2022|Livestock Management Solutions|

In early December 2021, the flagship Datamars Livestock activity monitoring solution, Tru-Test Active Tag, was successfully installed on Pickart Dairy Farm in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.  This total monitoring system, released in 2021, provides livestock producers like the highly regarded Pickart operation which runs over 1000 cows, with data that combines gesture [...]

Power meets connectivity in Datamars Livestock’s latest innovation to drive farm efficiency

2021-10-14T10:20:18+02:00octubre 14th, 2021|Livestock Management Solutions|

Datamars Livestock delivers global leader in energizers Claiming the space of the world’s most powerful smart energizer is Datamars Livestock’s new 86000W Mains Energizer. Packing an impressive 86 Joules (J) of output energy, the 86000W is unsurpassed. “The launch of the 86J provides a moment in time where great power meets great [...]

Datamars Livestock remote weighing system impresses at CattleCon 2021

2021-09-16T23:20:26+02:00septiembre 16th, 2021|Livestock Management Solutions|

The Datamars North American Livestock Management team caught the eye of industry players at the annual National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show and Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, Tennessee last month. “It was great to see the industry come together in person once again,” said Trisha Klement, Datamars Channel Marketing Specialist. [...]

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