Evaluation of oestrous detection in dairy cattle comparing an automated activity monitoring system to visual observation.

@article{Michaelis2014EvaluationOO,
  title={Evaluation of oestrous detection in dairy cattle comparing an automated activity monitoring system to visual observation.},
  author={Ingo Michaelis and Onno Burfeind and Wolfgang Heuwieser},
  journal={Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={621-628}
}
The objective of the study was to evaluate an automated activity monitoring (AAM) system for oestrous detection in dairy cows. Specifically, we set out to determine the oestrous detection efficiency and accuracy of the AAM system and to compare reproductive performance of cows detected either by AAM, by visual observation (VO) or by at least 1 of the 2… CONTINUE READING