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Maternal Mothering Up

This investment aims to use proximity data from on-animal sensors (AWI SmartTags) to generate an algorithm for maternal ewe/lamb matches. The project will investigate the optimum time for tag deployment on lambs, the length of time for deployment and the accuracy of the algorithm in comparison to DNA-based parentage tests.

Project date

1 Oct 2019-21 Dec 2020

Principal investigator

Jamie Bardwick

Research organisation

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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Focus areas

Sustainabilities

Technology areas

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