8 Nov 2019

Fitbits for cows? GPS trackers map cattle moovements

From Checkpoint, 5:53 pm on 8 November 2019

Have you ever felt hungry but you just couldn't bring yourself to get off the couch and walk to the fridge?

It turns out it is not just humans that have varying levels of motivation when it comes to sourcing food - cattle do too.

This is important, because high country farmers want cows who aren't afraid to tackle steep terrain, to make sure more of the land is grazed.

Visual journalist Simon Rogers and rural reporter Maja Burry have the story.