Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Tracking Cattle on the Mooove; Collars with GPS Keep Farmers Informed

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Tracking Cattle on the Mooove; Collars with GPS Keep Farmers Informed

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MIKAYLA HAUPT

JOURNALIST

mikayla.haupt@news-mail.com.au

KEEPING tabs on your cattle just became a whole lot easier.

Rather than scouring hundreds of acres for your livestock and recounting dozens of cows, why not put a tracking collar on them?

Co-founder of LESS Industries, Sebastian Cerone, said his company had developed technology to combat cattle duffing and could help prevent theft similar to the 23-head of cattle taken from a Booyal family farm last week.

"We have a tracking cattle system which will let the farmers know in real time where the cattle is," Mr Cerone said.

"It is a collar with GPS and, if someone tries to remove the collar, if the cattle goes away from a safe area and if someone tries to damage the collar, it triggers an alarm immediately."

Passionate about the advancement of agricultural technology, Mr Cerone said the tracking system was originally designed in Argentina where cattle theft is rife. …

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