Sheep CRC turns national security science towards ewe in big data initiative

Sheep CRC CEO James Rowe; D2D CRC CEO Sanjay Mazumdar; D2D CRC research director, Brenton Cooper; D2D CRC senior data scientist, Troy Wuttke and D2D CRC machine learning specialist, Jason Signolet. SHEEP management, well-being and productivity are the first targets of a unique initiative that is tapping into the data science used in Australia’s national security systems. The Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) and the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) have agreed to develop new data-based products to make sheep management easier and achieve better outcomes in terms of sheep well-being and productivity. The two CRCs have been working together for the past 18 months under a memorandum of understanding to define opportunities for big data applications in livestock industries and weigh up…


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