Dairy calves in a shed© Tim Scrivener
A new type of bolus sensor that could be used in calves as young as 14 weeks is being developed by experts at the University of Nottingham. Bolus sensors, which sit in an animal’s gut and monitor body temperature or pH, are in widespread use in cattle – but are currently only available for adult cows. Every year, of the 2.5 million calves that are born, 8% of them are born dead or die within 24 hours and a further […]
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