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Physiological system to measure and manage animal welfare using the example of dairy cattle

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Authority

Ministerium für Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und Klimaschutz

Federal State

Brandenburg und Berlin

Contact

Postfach 60 11 50
14411 Potsdam

Website: External link to the authority

Project Title

Physiological system to measure and manage animal welfare using the example of dairy cattle

Project description

For assessing animal welfare behavior and health of animals are evaluated. This could be made by measuring direct, animal-related indicators or with elaborately and expensively indirect indicators. The project aims to implement and validate a system for automated measurement, analysis and evaluation of animal welfare of dairy cattle on farms in Brandenburg. Basis for the system shall be the individual and sensor technical acquisition of physiological measurement parameters of the animal by using an ear tag system called smardwatch®. The collected data are assessed subsequently by a chronobiological regulation diagnosis and have to be presented in form of an animal welfare traffic lights system. The animal welfare traffic light is an objective, animal-individual and real-time capable assessment system and shall be linked to existing herd management systems. As a result, information regarding optimization of animal welfare for each individual farm and recommendations on fertility and animal health have to be elaborated. Furthermore, the animal welfare traffic light system shall be integrated into the value chain of Brandenburg.

Final report

Results and the Final report will be found here, as soon as the project is completed.

Results focusing on practiceorientation

Results and the Final report will be found here, as soon as the project is completed.

Key words

  • Farming practice/activity
  • Animal husbandry
  • Product/service

Main funding source

Rural development 2014-2020

OG contact information

LAB Landwirtschaftliche Beratung der Agrarverbände Brandenburg GmbH
Dorfstraße 1
14513 Teltow

Phone: 03328 319 251

Email: gst@lab-agrarberatung.de

Type of OG partners

  • Farmer
  • Farmer
  • Farmer
  • Farmer

Begin of project

2017

Project status

ongoing

Total budget applied for in EUR

922,363

Link 1

article in journal "B&B Agrar"

NUTS3 CODE

DE40E Potsdam-Mittelmark

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