The potential of using sensor data to predict the moment of calving for dairy cows

@inproceedings{Rutten2014ThePO,
  title={The potential of using sensor data to predict the moment of calving for dairy cows},
  author={C. J. Rutten and Wilma Steeneveld and Claudia Kamphuis and Henk Hogeveen},
  year={2014}
}
On dairy farms, management of calving is important for the health of dairy cows and the survival rate of calves born. Although an expected calving date is known, farmers need to check their cows regularly to estimate the moment when a cow will start calving. A sensor system which predicts the moment of calving could help farmers to check cows effectively for the occurrence of dystocia. In this study, a total of 450 cows on two farms were equipped with Agis SensOor sensors (Agis Automatisering B… CONTINUE READING

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