IoT helping to establish pedigree of lambs

IoT helping to establish pedigree of lambs

Apple moves into industrial IoT There are 200 million sheep in China, 70 million in Australia and 30 million in New Zealand, and breeders have a problem: keeping track of which ewes have given birth to which lambs. Now Australian IoT startup SmartShepherd has come up with a solution, by exploiting a very well established aspect of sheep behaviour: lambs tend to stick close to their mothers, and vice versa. SmartShepherd has developed a pair of wireless tags, one attached to each ewe in a flock and one attached to each lamp. The ID of each tag is linked […]