Integrating innovative TECHnologies along the value Chain to improve small ruminant welfARE management


TechCare representatives will attend conferences, industry days, national and international SR shows; during these events, the latest project developments, progresses and results will be presented to the audience.


  1. 75th Annual Society of Range Management Meeting, hybrid conference (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 8th February 2022) Presentation (SRUC and MRI): “Development of LoRaWAN communication sensors for extensive livestock grazing in the Scottish mountains – opportunities for the science and practice of managing livestock and pastures in harsh environments”.
  2. VI International Workshop of Precision Environments, hybrid conference (Campinas, Brazil, 1st February 2022). Presentation by T. Waterhouse (SRUC): “Precision livestock data directly from the animal, and its environment, should be able to improve performance, welfare and economics of extensive livestock systems, but there a range of practical, affordability and ethical challenges to overcome”.



  1. International Sheep Veterinary Association 2021 (ISVA), virtual conference (25th November 2021). Invited talk, presentation by G. Caja (UAB): “Sensors for Sentient Small Ruminants” (English versionSpanish version).
  2. 44th Congress of the Argentine Animal Production Association (AAPA), virtual conference (19th November 2021). Presentation by C. Dwyer (SRUC) : “Future developments in animal welfare research”.
  3. 8th Congress of Welfare of Animals at Farm and Group Level, virtual conference (18th August 2021). Presentation by C. Dwyer (SRUC): “Behavioural freedoms vs painful procedures: Essential trade-offs in the welfare of extensively managed animals?”.
  4. Online meeting (04th May 2021). Presentation by C. Dwyer (SRUC): “Update on welfare activities since AWIN”.
  5. The challenge of change the new normal? BSAS 2021, virtual conference (12th – 15th April 2021). Presentation by C. Morgan-Davies (SRUC): “Precision sheep management in the uplands”.