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Country: Turkey

Dairy or/and meat sheep: Dairy and Meat

Source of information: Togen, Industry, Bibliography

Level of solution: Knowledge/Practical


Aim: To use recording tools in a whole farm management for improved productivity


  • A paper with detailed recording topics will be provided where farmers can record all the activities of their flock from birth.
  • Advanced recording tools will be shown with demonstrative videos and on farm level
  • Advantages of recording data will be offered with theatric presentation

Expected benefits: Sustainable production

Prerequisites and/or limits (knowledge, training, capabilities, cost, management, facilities, equipment, etc.)

  • Time consuming for farmers
  • Advanced recording tools are expensive and difficult to learn
  • Needs a holistic production approach

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Expected impacts:

Benefit expected Increase productivity
less workload
better labor organisation
better feed management

Is the solution suitable for various production systems Y dairy &meat
If no – for which system  
What are the asset costs 1000-10000
What are the maintenance costs 50-100
Any limits to its applicability  
Work Load
  Farmers Service provider/tech.-vet-others
How much time is required to prepare and implement the solution >=1week >=1week
How many people is needed to implement the solution? 2 person  
How long it takes to get results? >=1week
How long it takes to see  an effect on sheep productivity? next production period
  Farmers Service provider/technicians-vet-others
What kind of equipment/tool are necessary? IT/mechanisation  
Skill/Knowledge-Training (farmer)
Does the solution need any specific skill/knowledge or training? yes
How much time will be required for training 1 week
Wider Environment
Is there any particular regulation link to the solution? no
Does the solution need any particular structure or organisation? yes, it needs IT knowledge



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