This cheese high-end monitors his cows by satellite - The Point

The fromagerie Milleret is located in the Haute-Saône, do not mess with the quality of its products. The respectable family business, founded in 1921 is so desp

This cheese high-end monitors his cows by satellite - The Point

The fromagerie Milleret is located in the Haute-Saône, do not mess with the quality of its products. The respectable family business, founded in 1921 is so desperate to make his last born, " The Ortolan Large Pasture ", a cheese of exception. This is why the firm is equipped with a satellite in charge of scrutinizing the floor of cows from the stars, ensuring that ruminants benefit well from green pastures. Five farmers have already agreed to play the game, tell our confreres of Paris, Tuesday June 16, 2020.

To work with the fromagerie Milleret, the growers have a contractual obligation to graze in the pastures with their cows, and this for at least six months of the year. "Until now, our producers had to provide a statement per day on the inputs and outputs of the animals", explains the daily francilien Laurie Curty, head of product and head of marketing at Milleret. A task which today has more place to be thanks to the satellite.

"We can attend to the movement of the cow in its pre'

Now, two ruminants in the herd are equipped with a GPS tracking collar which, every five minutes, record the exact position of the cow. A device that " works pretty well ", according to Laurie Curty. "You can watch the movement of the cow in its meadow. "This concept of the "chrono" grazing ", as yet little used, could well increase within product bio or Appellation of controlled origin (AOC), making the traceability infallible.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 20:33

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