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Abstract

There are many diseases and events in a cow's life that need recording for management purposes in an organized way. The data is useful for such factors as quality assurance, management and also for central data handling requirements when assessing genetic components of disease. Farmers and...

Author(s)
Esslemont, R. J.; Kossaibati, M. A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 171-181
Abstract

PocketDairy is the first full-featured dairy management programme for hand-held computers using the Palm Operating System. A reduced database can be synchronized from PCDART that provides basic information for each cow in the herd. This program allows dairy managers and employees to view cow...

Author(s)
Webb, D. W.; Dukas, P. A.; Clay, J. S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 185-187
Abstract

An automated biosensor system for detecting pregnancy and predicting ovulation in dairy cows was built and tested. The system automates the sampling of milk and the analysis of the milk by a deployment of a screen printed carbon electrode biosensor for progesterone. Test and calibration benchmarks...

Author(s)
Mottram, T.; Velasco-Garcia, M.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 327-332
Abstract

From data collected from farms equipped with automatic milking systems, the reduction of the milking sampling period from 8 to 24 hours was submitted and the consequences in terms of reliability of estimated daily yields was assessed. From 17 hours of sampling, an estimation of daily performances...

Author(s)
Bouloc, N.; Dervishi, V.; Delacroix, J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 57-63