The Role of Precision Technologies in Beef Cattle Production

Evening talk by Dr. Diego Moya, Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan, in the field of Beef Cattle Welfare and Behaviour



Dr. Diego Moya, Assistant Professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Science at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, will present on the different technologies available to monitor animal location and activity, how they are used and what the information can provide for assessing pain, temperament, animal cognition and motivations.

The use of precision technologies in beef cattle production is at an early stage of development. Dr. Moya will cover some of the newest tools to assess grazing preference, pain caused by castration, as well as feed intake and temperament at the feedlot. Content presented will apply to both the cow-calf and feedlot sectors of the beef industry.

For questions about the event or to submit questions for Dr. Moya in advance of the talk, please e-mail Lena at

Event sponsors: Beef Farmers of Ontario, University of Guelph, Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare, Ontario Veterinary College, and Beef @ Guelph.

The event is finished.


Dec 02 2021


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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