"If we can prove out that these advantages exist from using this technology ... I think adoption of IDA across a broad range of farming systems, particularly large farming systems, would be a no-brainer," Watson says.
"I've got 500 cows just on this farm," he said. "As a farmer-owner-operator, I can't possibly get around to all 500 of those cows in a given day and make sure their welfare and well-being is being looked after. We needed some remote-sensing technology - something like this to help us manage our cows."