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Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium

Cattle and deer 

July 6, 2012

Lincoln University

New Zealand


Suggested topics:

  • Virtual fencing technologies for riparian zone management

  • Manipulating rangeland management through understanding animal responses to their natural or man-altered environment

  • RFID active technologies to track animals

  • Automated animal control devices

  • Do tracking devices affect animal behaviour?

  • Functional analyses of geo-datasets

  • Landscape system-based forage assessment tool

  • Understanding land use patterns of livestock

  • Where do dairy cows move to and why?

  • Developing grazing behaviour models from spatio-temporal data; applications of autonomous spatial livestock monitoring in commercial grazing systems

  • Cow response to heat stress in New Zealand hill country

  • Learning and adaptation challenges faced by livestock farmers using percision technologies

  • Locating critical source areas of potential pollution based on animals' use of the landscape.

Deadline for abstracts – Closed, March 26, 2012

Note: this symposium follows the joint Australia-NZ Animal Production Societies Conference at Lincoln University.

For more info contact:

Keith Betteridge,

Isabelle Vanderkolk,

Event sponsors

Miss EL Hellaby Indigenous Grasslands Research Trust

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