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WellCow

Summary
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth
  • MCU: Arm Cortex M0 @ 48MHz
  • Memory: 32KB Flash, 8KB RAM
  • Silicon vendor: NXP
Sector: Agriculture

The Well Cow bolus wirelessly monitors rumen pH and temperature, allowing optimisation of nutrition management for cows, helping improve their health and welfare. Farmers can use the data to optimise the diets for their cattle and consequently improve production efficiency and ultimately the profitability of their business.

  • Farmers improve bovine diets through data insights
  • Improved production efficiency and profitability
  • Sub-Acute Ruminal Acidosis (SARA) costs the North American dairy industry between $500 Million to $1 Billion annually at a cost of $1.40/day per cow (Dairybusiness.com)
  • 20% of cows develop acidosis (Dairy Herd Network)
  • Specification:
  • Built using an NXP LPC11U24 Arm®Cortex®-M0 processor at 48MHz, 8kB RAM, 32kB Flash
  • Wireless bolus monitors PH level every 15 minutes
  • Lasts 120 days
  • Data downloaded via Android™ based tablet or smartphone

  • Visit the WellCow page for further information.

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