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Animal Observations and Measurements

We’ve uploaded a new document that discusses and provides a data dictionary for observations and measurements about animals, herds, and groups of animals. You can download this from We are currently running workshops in Hamilton, Wellington, and Christchurch New Zealand. … Continue reading

Animal Life Data data dictionary for discussion

I’ve uploaded a draft Data Dictionary for Animal Life Data to We would appreciate you taking the time to read through, and then posting your feedback using the mailing list or the Wiki (you’ll need to register). If you’re not … Continue reading


Welcome to the W3C working group for livestock data interchange standards. Our goal is to develop practical and extensible standards for interchanging data about farmed animals. The initial impetus for this project has come from a New Zealand dairy industry … Continue reading