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Potential of connected devices to optimize cattle reproduction

Marie Saint-Dizier, Sylvie Chastant-Maillard
2018 Theriogenology  
Using a collar consisting of an accelerometer and a microphone, a threshold of 10% decline in rumination time gave the optimal combination of 70% sensitivity and 70% specificity to detect the day before  ...  monitoring devices initially developed to detect estrus were recently used for an 223 automatic real-time and quantitative evaluation of pre-calving behavioural modifications in 224 dairy cattle  ...  Milk or blood progesterone serial measurements were used as gold standard to confirm estrus events. Milk or blood progesterone serial measurements were used as gold standard to confirm estrus events.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2017.09.033 pmid:28987825 fatcat:7z6hlltt3vhklhsj6f4u6gzcka

Precision Livestock Farming Technologies: Novel Direction of Information Flow

2021 Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi  
Today, livestock farming must combine requirements for a transparent food supply chain, animal welfare, health, and ethics as a traceable-sustainable model by obtaining and processing reliable data using  ...  Precision livestock farming (PLF) is a digital management system that continuously measures the production, reproduction, health and welfare of animals and environmental impacts of the herd by using information  ...  Detection of estrus in cattle was carried out by a skilled observer or farmer looking for visual signs of estrus.  ... 
doi:10.33988/auvfd.837485 fatcat:lijkomcov5g25hdbizbzxhvzyy

A Systematic Review on Commercially Available and Validated Sensor Technologies for Welfare Assessment of Dairy Cattle

Anna H. Stygar, Yaneth Gómez, Greta V. Berteselli, Emanuela Dalla Costa, Elisabetta Canali, Jarkko K. Niemi, Pol Llonch, Matti Pastell
2021 Frontiers in Veterinary Science  
The aim of this study was to provide a systematic overview of externally validated and commercially available PLF technologies, which could be used for sensor-based welfare assessment in dairy cattle.  ...  In order to base welfare assessment of dairy cattle on real-time measurement, integration of valid and reliable precision livestock farming (PLF) technologies is needed.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank members of ClearFarm consortium for their valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fvets.2021.634338 pmid:33869317 pmcid:PMC8044875 fatcat:zu5yuqtq55fsrfznlffxjqfjqq

Cattle health monitoring system using wireless sensor network: a survey from innovation perspective

Bhisham Sharma, Deepika Koundal
2018 IET Wireless Sensor Systems  
Health monitoring of dairy cattle plays a vital role for increasing the dairy products supply worldwide.  ...  This monitoring system needs to be installed in local and remote locations of farms that will assist the concerned farmers in monitoring their cattle activities from diverse locations for the whole day  ...  Veterinarians and dairy farmers used the rectal temperatures for the detection and management of febrile situations and variations in several animal's states (oestrus, the onset of calving and heat stress  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-wss.2017.0060 fatcat:5gqt7eqt4jcvfiqn74kzuerj6m

Wearable Wireless Biosensor Technology for Monitoring Cattle: A Review

Mingyung Lee, Seongwon Seo
2021 Animals  
The review aimed to collect information about the wearable wireless sensor system (WWSS) for cattle and to conduct a systematic literature review on the accuracy of predicting the physiological parameters  ...  Information was collected from a web-based search on Google, then manually curated. We found about 60 WWSSs available in the market; most sensors included an accelerometer.  ...  Data Availability Statement: Data is contained within the article and Supplementary Materials. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ani11102779 pmid:34679801 fatcat:v73vdqblizas7ao6d5bjj32nry

Smart Computing and Sensing Technologies for Animal Welfare: A Systematic Review [article]

Admela Jukan, Xavi Masip-Bruin, Nina Amla
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Animals play a profoundly important and intricate role in our lives today.  ...  We use the notion of animal welfare in broad terms, to review the technologies for assessing whether animals are healthy, free of pain and suffering, and also positively stimulated in their environment  ...  Cow's estrus, heat stress and onset of calving have been the focus in [42] and [43] . The proposed systems use ZigBee based wireless sensor network to detect the body temperature and movement.  ... 
arXiv:1609.00627v1 fatcat:ovg4h34rrbbbxnd4g72ilo4hoq

Over 20 Years of Machine Learning Applications on Dairy Farms: A Comprehensive Mapping Study

Philip Shine, Michael D. Murphy
2021 Sensors  
Since 2018, there has been more than a sevenfold increase in the number of studies that focused on the physiology and health of dairy cows, compared to almost a threefold increase in the overall number  ...  In addition, a fivefold increase in the number of publications that employed neural network algorithms was identified since 2018, in comparison to a threefold increase in the use of both tree-based algorithms  ...  NPV Hold-Out [23] Calving/Pregnancy Information Estrus Detection Multivariate LR Accuracy Hold-Out Recall, Specificity, PPV, [24] Sensor Data Estrus Detection Pre-trained NPV, Accuracy, Error Hold-Out  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22010052 pmid:35009593 pmcid:PMC8747441 fatcat:mnf3ts7os5ffrnj6ijbuzfqrmm

Recent Advances on Early Detection of Heat Strain in Dairy Cows Using Animal-Based Indicators: A Review

Hang Shu, Wensheng Wang, Leifeng Guo, Jérôme Bindelle
2021 Animals  
Combined with internet of things technologies, a comprehensive strategy based on both animal- and environment-based indicators is expected to increase the precision of early detection of heat strain in  ...  To get an insight into the early detection of heat strain in dairy cows, the present review focuses on the recent efforts developing early detection methods of heat strain in dairy cows based on body temperatures  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ani11040980 pmid:33915761 fatcat:4n27bsdddfcy7j3vak6uajqete

Classification and Analysis of Multiple Cattle Unitary Behaviors and Movements Based on Machine Learning Methods

Yongfeng Li, Hang Shu, Jérôme Bindelle, Beibei Xu, Wenju Zhang, Zhongming Jin, Leifeng Guo, Wensheng Wang
2022 Animals  
The objective of this study was to propose a framework based on inertial measurement unit (IMU) data from 10 dairy cows to classify unitary behaviors such as feeding, standing, lying, ruminating-standing  ...  Furthermore, feed tossing, rolling biting, and chewing in the correctly classified feeding segments were analyzed by the magnitude of the acceleration.  ...  Acknowledgments: I want to thank the financial support from the program of China Scholarships Council (202103250035). Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ani12091060 pmid:35565487 pmcid:PMC9104713 fatcat:dn47zl7fkra37p2zveiguwi3ua

Multi-breed genome-wide association studies across countries for electronically recorded behavior traits in local dual-purpose cows

Tong Yin, Maria Jaeger, Carsten Scheper, Gregorz Grodkowski, Tomasz Sakowski, Marija Klopčič, Beat Bapst, Sven König, Gregory P. Copenhaver
2019 PLoS ONE  
For the estimation of variance components, we used the pedigree relationship matrix and a combined similarity matrix that simultaneously included both pedigree and genotypes.  ...  Basic bovine behavior is a crucial parameter influencing cattle domestication. In addition, behavior has an impact on cattle productivity, welfare and adaptation.  ...  Acknowledgments The author(s)/editor(s) acknowledge the financial support for this project provided by transnational funding bodies, being partners of the FP7 ERA-net project, CORE Organic Plus, and the  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0221973 pmid:31665138 pmcid:PMC6821105 fatcat:dalhzmwazfdi3amyf2lgooqaju

The Future of Phenomics

2020 Animal Frontiers  
Some of these approaches include estrus detection through the use of sensors to detect the different behavior patterns (time and duration) of the animal and generate famer-useful information.  ...  • Milk color sensors • Biosensors able to detect enzymes of interest • Somatic cell count sensors Estrus • Pedometer and 3 dimensional accelerometers (activity sensing) • Pressure pads on cows'  ...  His research currently focuses on genetic improvement of fertility, health, and fitness traits in dairy cattle; use of genomic data to support on-farm decision-making; and identification of recessive genetic  ... 
doi:10.1093/af/vfaa015 pmid:32724711 pmcid:PMC7377506 fatcat:zmpfwyxmz5afxmwdelqpe7fnvi

Proceedings of the XIIIth International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology (ISRP 2019)

2019 Advances in Animal Biosciences  
Effect of Proteolytic Enzymes on Cytokine Concentrations, Uterine Inflammation and Fertility in Postpartum Water Buffalo with Cytological Endometritis Harpreet Singh 1,2 , Parkash Singh Brar 2 , Mrigank  ...  if the accelerometer is combined with a gyroscope.  ...  , and vitamin A in whole blood of dairy cattle P 92 Development of the erythrocyte phenotype and blood biochemistry in dairy calves during the first ten weeks of life Blood from 30 dairy calves obtained  ... 
doi:10.1017/s2040470019000037 fatcat:hpfsjzye5nhznghzjci37jvwie

Analysis of the Cost of Handover in a Mobile Wireless Sensor Network [chapter]

Qian Dong, Waltenegus Dargie
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Specifically, it investigates the latency of packet transmission in a mobile wireless sensor network with and without the support of a handover mechanism.  ...  I did not make use of the assistance of a commercial dissertation consultant.  ...  Similarly, wireless sensor nodes with ac- celeration detection functionalities can be bound with the legs of cattle to predict their estrus time.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30630-3_28 fatcat:ab47civg5rfz3ccaoa5r3yaptu


Detection and characterization of heat in dairy cattle with an electronic heatmount detector and an electronic activity tag. J. Dairy Sci. 84, 792-798.  ...  ALT pedometer-New sensor-aided measurement system for improvement in oestrus detection. Computers and electronics in agriculture 62:73-80  ...  Oestrus detection in dairy cattle with the Herd Navigator™: technical results in a dairy farm CHAPTER 3 Oestrus detection in dairy cattle with the Herd Introduction The failure in the detection of  ... 
doi:10.13130/marchesi-gabriele_phd2013-02-19 fatcat:apzqib67dfa3tlfriashi7lzqe

17th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals (ICPD) - Proceedings

Rupert Bruckmaier, Josef Johann Gross
The ICPD is a traditional conference, held for the first time in 1968 in Urbana, Illinois, and from then on mostly in 3-year intervals either in Europe or in the US.  ...  Progress in analytical procedures, new regulations, the problem of antimicrobial resistance, and the implementation of sensor and precision livestock farming technology do not only trigger new management  ...  The release in vivo of IL1β, IFNα and IFNγ suggest a Th1 orientation of the immune response.  ... 
doi:10.7892/boris.131406 fatcat:ngyggezrmzdflleoz7ywkufri4
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