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[Podcast] How dairyman Michael Johnson has integrated eartag activity monitoring

Progressive Dairy Published on 01 October 2019

Minnesota dairyman Michael Johnson has been using eartag activity monitoring from CowManager for four and a half years. In this episode, he talks about his experience installing the technology, his results and advice for other dairymen who may be considering similar technology. Johnson operates Trailside Holsteins in Fountain, Minnesota, and milks 600-cows. 


Here is a breakdown of the episode:

About the farm [~ 1:30]

Johnson’s results with eartag activity monitoring [~ 3:00]

Has the system lived up to expectations? [~ 8:00]

His advice for other dairies considering a system like this [~ 11:45]


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