Cows get own Tinder-style app for breeding
Moo love, moo milk
A UK farming startup introduced a Tinder-style app, called Tudder, that lets farmers find breeding matches by viewing pictures of cattle with details of their age, location and owner. Users hear a mooing sound as they swipe — right to show they’re interested or left to reject possible matches.
Soulmates for sheepish farm animals
"Tudder is a new swipe-led matchmaking app, helping farm animals across the U.K. find breeding partners in the quest for moo love," according to the Apple app store description.
Hectare raised over 3 million pounds ($3.9 million) from investors including government programs, author Richard Koch and tennis player Andy Murray, according to its website. The company didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment after the app was described in the Sunday Times.
"Going to market is a nuisance," he said by telephone. "If I go to an open market with a bull, and then maybe bring it back, it shuts everything down on the farm for at least two weeks."
Lampard, 76, said his daughter lists the cows online for him. "At my age we think we’re quite techy, but our grandchildren think we’re hopeless," he said.