Sophisticated monitoring technology is helping a Welsh dairy farm spot early signs of lameness in its milking herd.

The Evans family had been dedicating a milking each month to visually observing and mobility scoring cows as they walked out of the parlour at Erw Fawr, a Farming Connect demonstration site near Holyhead.

Through their work with Farming Connect, the family are now trialling a new digital system that uses an algorithm to analyse video sequences of cows walking and extracts information from them.


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