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highest appreciated PLF tool was the automated weighing and low frequency identification (LF) system, followed by localisation (GPS) and 3-axial accelerometers, as well as new ultra-high-frequency (UHF) eartags and readers for several uses (e.g. water intake). The most suitable PLF tools selected for dairy sheep were environmental-air quality sensors (e.g. weather stations), followed by automated milk recording, LF and automatic weighing. As for dairy goats,
in addition to those selected for dairy sheep, the new UHF eartags and readers were prioritized. Regardless of the production system, the most important traits of selected PLF tools were low cost and ease-of-use. Most stakeholders also expressed concerns on their ability to collect and handle the data generated from PLF tools for monitoring individual animals. TechCare (www.techcare-project.eu) receives funding from the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation programme grant no. 862050.
|Title of host publication||Book of Abstracts of the 73rd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science|
|Place of Publication||Wageningen|
|Publisher||Wageningen Academic Publishers|
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Print publication - 1 Sep 2022|
|Event||73rd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science - Porto, Portugal|
Duration: 5 Sep 2022 → 8 Sep 2022
|Conference||73rd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science|
|Period||5/09/22 → 8/09/22|
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