How simple would a herd check be if all a dairy producer had to do was wave a magic wand and instantly know the status of each individual cow in a group? What once seemed like a fantasy is becoming a reality with the advancements of radio frequency identification (RFID). Last week, the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) hosted an educational event in DeForest to highlight the progress of RFID not only as a tracking method but also as an integral dairy management tool.
RFID advances as a dairy management tool
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