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Using big data in cattle practice
  1. Chris Hudson,
  2. Jasmeet Kaler and
  3. Peter Down


The concept of big data, associated data sources and analytics is becoming increasingly talked about both in society as a whole and within the livestock industry. This article provides a clinician-focused review of what big data means, how it is already influencing cattle farm and veterinary businesses, and where this may lead in the future. Cattle clinicians have a major role to play in making the best use of big data to improve animal health and efficiency.

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