Antelliq’s Allflex partners with Nestlé farms to monitor dairy cows’ wellbeing
Nestlé and Allflex Livestock Intelligence are cooperating on a plan to pilot Allflex’s SenseHub™solution to monitor dairy cows’ wellbeing on farms producing milk for specific Nestlé products
London, UK (October 10, 2018) — Allflex Livestock Intelligence, anAntelliqcompany, is pleased to announce another major collaboration withNestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company.As part of Nestlé’s commitment on animal welfare, it is piloting Allflex’s SenseHub solution to monitor the overall wellbeing of cows, on dairy farms in several geographic regions.
This collaboration aims to provide Nestlé with full visibility into the wellbeing of individual cows and the herd according to a set of key performance indicators (KPIs).The SenseHub solution will in turn deliver actionable information on the reproductive, health, nutritional and wellbeing status of individual cows and groups. The system has the potential to drive continuous improvement on animal welfare, more efficient farm management and more productive dairy farm operations.
The SenseHub monitoring solution is already in operation on several Nestlé vendors’ farm
A long-standing partnership, committed to improved dairy farming
This project builds on Allflex’s long-standing relationship with Nestlé, founded in 2014 when Allflex, was chosen to lead the cow monitoring and welfare aspects of the Dairy Farming Institute (DFI) in China.
“We are very pleased to expand our cooperation with Nestlé, a company that shares our belief in the importance of cow wellbeing as an element in responsible production of milk-based food products,” commented Dr. Stefan Weiskopf, CEO, Antelliq. “SenseHub enables multiple aspects of cow wellbeing to be measured, and we are excited to be sharing these abilities with Nestlé, to help consumers be better informed and confident in the food they feed their families.”
About Allflex Livestock Intelligence
Allflex Livestock Intelligence, an Antelliq company, is the world leader in the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of animal identification and monitoring solutions. We bring cutting-edge, practical applications of visual and electronic animal identification, tissue sampling, traceability and monitoring technologies to the world's livestock industries. With some 1900 team members worldwide, we have a global network of experts built up over 60 years, each with a great depth of experience and unparalleled knowledge who act as a resource to farmers, companies and countries. Allflex has manufacturing and technology subsidiaries in North America, Europe, Israel, South America, China, Australia and New Zealand. Our products are distributed in over 100 countries.
Antelliq is the world’s leading animal intelligence group, providing world-class devices for animal identification, monitoring, and traceability. Our pioneering monitoring solutions deliver smart data products and services for the management and wellbeing of livestock, fish and pets. For over 60 years we have been satisfying customer needs in over 100 countries, supported by 22 production sites, spanning five continents. Antelliq has four regional innovation centers and many brands working collaboratively to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges: supporting farmers with real-time actionable information, providing a deeper connection with pets, and supporting conservation. Across Antelliq, our different brands provide the technology and intelligence that will be at the heart of overcoming these challenges. The name Antelliq is the embodiment of everything we stand for: intelligence connecting animals and people.
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