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Grazing bytes

Improving pasture production and utilisation and savings on labour costs provide significant opportunities to improve the profitability and productivity of livestock enterprises. This investment will use the information from AWI SmartTags to understand grazing patterns of sheep and animal performance data. The integration of this data with feed quality and availability through machine learning algorithms will help producers optimise grazing strategies to sustainably utilise pasture and maximise animal performance.

Project date

31 May 2019-30 Jun 2022

Principal investigator

Andrew Thompson

Research organisation

Murdoch University

Project led by

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool
  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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