Drone-Based Livestock Inspections are a Win-Win

Livestock inspections are now being performed remotely–and not just due to COVID-19. Until recently, livestock appraisers would visit feedlots and ranches to perform their appraisals, which involves visual assessment to estimate cattle inventories.  At large feedlots where an exhaustive appraisal is next to impossible without unlimited time, only a fraction of feedlot pens would be sampled for inspection.  All that changed when the pandemic hit and many lenders deferred their … Read more