Use of RFID in small ruminant dairies

What to do after you figure out where to attach the microchip to the goat

  • Andrea Mongini M&M Veterinary Practice, 5213 S. Gratton Rd., Denair, CA 95316
Keywords: goat, dairy, RFID, management


Technology is advancing in all realms of agriculture and the use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) in livestock presents many new options for management success. The utilization of RFID tags on goat dairies allows for improved production monitoring, breeding management, and culling decisions. Dairy management is greatly improved with RFID information. This talk will detail methods for using RFID in small ruminant dairies and how to interpret and manage information collected.

AASRP Small Ruminants Sessions