Validation of a system for monitoring feeding behavior in beef cattle.

@article{Mendes2011ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a system for monitoring feeding behavior in beef cattle.},
  author={Egleu Diomedes Marinho Mendes and Gordon E. Carstens and Lu{\'i}s Orlindo Tedeschi and W E Pinchak and Ted H. Friend},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 9},
  pages={
          2904-10
        }
}
The objective of this study was to evaluate the use of an electronic radio-frequency-identification-based system (GrowSafe System Ltd., Airdrie, Alberta, Canada) to measure feeding behavior traits in beef cattle fed a high-grain diet. Feeding behavior data were recorded by the GrowSafe system and time-lapse video using 10 heifers over a 6-d period. Observed bunk visit (BV) and meal event data (frequency and duration) were compared with electronic feeding behavior data generated by the GrowSafe… 

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