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India's Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has celebrated rapid uptake of its effort to digitize the nation's livestock. The Bharat Pashudhan Livestock Data Stack that makes it possible was dedicated to the nation in early March by prime minister Narendra Modi, after being implemented several months earlier …

  1. cyberdemon Silver badge

    Don't give the next Home Secretary any ideas

    Or (s)he'll be buying this for all of us lot.


  2. I ain't Spartacus Gold badge

    The Far Side

    Where's Gary Larson when you need him.

    He could have so much fun with a livestock census. And of course cows in Blighty have passports - but are probably quite disappointed by the destination, when the farmer sends them on "holiday".

    Links to my favourite Far Side cartoon

    1. Dimmer Silver badge

      Re: The Far Side

      Lay at night the sheriff knocks on my door.

      “Sir , is this your Ostrich?”

      Nope, but if you can’t find who owns them, come on back and we will have a heck of a bar-b-q

  3. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    Implementing it must have been a cash cow for somebody.

    1. I ain't Spartacus Gold badge

      I've herd that it was flocking difficult. The first contractor made a right pig's ear of it so they had to farm the work out to a moo bidder.

      1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

        Ghee, we'd butter not milk this with cheesey puns.

  4. samzeman

    What's the incentive to use this?

    Just because I know some technophobes in my personal life who would dig in their heels at the prospect of digitising anything.

  5. Antron Argaiv Silver badge

    Does this mean that all those sacred cows wandering the streets in the rural areas will be licensed, tagged, and tracked?

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