Stikkord: presisjonsdyrehold

Validation of body temperature and heart rate sensors in domestic sheep

| Type artikkel: Publisert studie

Kategori: Dyrevelferd, Husdyr, Presisjonsjordbruk, Sau

The advantages of low input livestock production on large or unfenced pastures, including high animal welfare, positive impacts on biodiversity and low production costs may be challenged by losses due to undetected disease, accidents and predation. Precision livestock farming (PLF) systems enable remote monitoring on an individual level with the potential for predictive warning. Monitoring body temperature (Tb) and heart rate (HR) could allow for development of early warning systems for not only sickness and behavior, but also oestrus or parturition.

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