Pilot study with sensors to detect staggers in sheep

LIVESTOCK researchers can now remotely detect ryegrass staggers in sheep using on-animal sensors, following new research findings from an international study including CQUniversity.

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Derek Bailey from New Mexico State University, is part of an international team using hi-tech equipment to detect staggers in sheep. Picture courtesy UQ University.

The outcomes of the study mean that in the future, farmers will be able to act quickly and move sheep to new pastures when they begin to display the signs of staggers, potentially improving their

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