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The use of Infra-red technologies to improve animal welfare

The project will provide data and evidence for local producers about
a. the value of using drone technologies (infra-red and sensors) to monitor paddocks for FOO and sheep temperatures to increase animal welfare, and
b. the value of continuously monitoring the temperature of pigs using infra-red technologies for early identification of infection and lowering of death rates.
c. the value of using technologies to increase profitability for their enterprise

Project date

15 May 2022-15 May 2023
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Principal investigator

Sarah Aynsley

Research organisations

Department of Education, Western Australian College of Agriculture Cunderdin

Project funded by

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia proudly focuses on building a rich future for Australian agriculture. We live and work in the regions and …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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