REALISING BENEFITS FROM SHEEP eIDS
- South West Victoria
Research QuestionWith eID in sheep now mandatory in Victoria, there are many benefits for producers to use the technologies on-farm to help assist in decision making and increasing productivity.
Research Information & Objectives
What is being done?
This MLA producer demonstration site (PDS) funded project led by SFS and partners with Birchip Cropping Group will demonstrate the benefits of using sheep eID technologies in mixed farming systems.
The runs for a total of five years from 2019 to 2023
• Nine case studies from core producers who are testing out eID technologies on-farm
• 26 observing producers, who will provide practice changes and their experiences
• Establish and facilitate a Community of Practice discussion group with a minimum of 50 participants.
- Tahlia FergusonSenior Research and Extension Officertferguson@sfs.org.au