Livestock farmers can have the chance to find out about digital fencing expertise firm Nofence, and communicate to UK beef producers utilizing it, on the AgriScot occasion subsequent week.
The occasion, which is able to happen on November 16, might be held in Highland Corridor, Ingliston, Edinburgh.
Common supervisor for Nofence UK, Synne Foss Budal, mentioned: “This occasion is a superb alternative for anybody who’s inquisitive about digital fencing expertise to study the way it works and to see and listen to first-hand how the collars and audio cues work together with the Nofence app.
“There may even be a few Scottish beef farmers who use Nofence on their very own operations on the stand to debate how they use the expertise for his or her grazing techniques.”
On the AgriScot present in February of this 12 months, Nofence makes use of a mixture of GPS, mobile communication and audio indicators to work with animal behaviour and create a digital fencing perimeter that may be monitored and altered with a smartphone app.
Nofence mentioned it’s appropriate for upland and intensive grazing, and that the app permits farmers to set digital pasture boundaries by selecting up GPS surveying from obtainable satellites.
In response to Budal, the Nofence expertise has confirmed profitable in shifting cattle and sheep grazing behaviour to answer on their sense of listening to reasonably than sight.
“Nofence grazing expertise has already opened up loads of alternatives for UK livestock producers, particularly these wanting to higher handle upland grazing the place the shortage of bodily fencing has beforehand been difficult,” Budal mentioned.
“Options inside the Nofence app, reminiscent of with the ability to monitor a person animal’s location and alter digital fencing parameters inside a matter of seconds can be massively helpful to each upland and lowland techniques.”
The Nofence workforce might be at stand 23 on the AgriScot occasion.