Mark Trotter outlines latest advances in CQU's smart tag research

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated July 4 2022 - 8:01am, first published July 2 2022 - 4:00am
Dr Mark Trotter has been working on livestock tracking technology for a decade.

The ability for smart tags to identify the stress points involved in mustering, trucking and processing cattle is opening doors to improved welfare and meat quality, according to a future traceability project being undertaken by Mark Trotter at CQUniversity.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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