Breed easy: Motion detectors aid dairy farmers

Dairy farmers use motion detectors to decide when it's breeding time; cuts drug, labor costs

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Every step a cow takes and every mouthful she eats at Saxon Homestead Farm is recorded by an electronic device on a collar around her neck. Since cows in heat move more and digest less, farmers can use the data to determine when to breed them.

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