Virtual fencing research considers ear tags for sheep

Rebecca Nadge
July 5 2023 - 11:00am
CSIRO senior research scientist Dana Campbell with a collar used on cattle for virtual fencing.
CSIRO senior research scientist Dana Campbell with a collar used on cattle for virtual fencing.

While collars on cattle have helped virtual fencing gain traction worldwide, researchers say the answer for keeping sheep contained may lie in ear tags.

Rebecca Nadge

Rebecca Nadge

Livestock editor

Bec is livestock editor for The Land. She has previously worked for Stock & Land in Victoria, the ABC in Kununurra, and newspapers in Kalgoorlie and New Zealand. Contact her at bec.nadge@theland.com.au

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