Satellite system to track stallions introduced in Yakutia
Republic Agriculture Ministry together with the Institute of Biological Problems of Cryolithozone and the French company CLS first introduced a stallions’ satellite tracking system in the Khangalas and Nam districts, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports.
The first collars have already been installed on the stallions of two stud farms.
The device’s charge lasts for a year, during which the developers will follow its work. With the help of such collars, scientists will study the animals’ daily activity, determine their speed and places of movement.
“Satellite tracking will be tested throughout the year. If this development will go to masses, it will greatly ease the work of horse breeders,” said Artem Aleksandrov, head of the Livestock Breeding Department of Yakutia Agriculture Ministry.