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This article discusses and compares various oestrus detection methods in a commercial UK dairy herd. The accuracy and effectiveness of leg pedometers with neck collars, heat mount detectors and scratchcards in detecting true oestrus events in dairy cows are highlighted.

Borsberry, S.
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Veterinary Record, 2011, 169, 2, pp 45-46