Cow behaviour insight leads to breeding gains

2022-08-03T11:31:02+02:00août 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

2022-08-03T11:12:48+02:00août 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

2022-08-03T11:01:54+02:00août 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 [...]

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