CalfMonitoring

Monitoring of vital parameter of calves during 2nd stage of labor by use of a wireless pulseoximeter. Developing and testing of a hoof cover for fixing the sensor of the pulseoximeter.

 

Start date: 2015-04-01

End date: 2018-06-30

Project partners:

Clinical Unit for Herd Health Management, University Clinic for Ruminants, Vetmeduni Vienna (Vienna, Austria)

Institutional lead:

Clinical Unit for Herd Health Management, University Clinic for Ruminants, Vetmeduni Vienna (Vienna, Austria)

Principal investigator:

Univ.-Prof. Dr.med.vet. Marc Drillich Dipl.ECBHM Dipl.ECAR

Personel:

vet. Peter Kanz - Research Associate

vet. Stefanie Krieger - Research Associate

Univ.-Prof. Dr.med.vet. Marc Drillich - Principal Inverstigator

Dr.med.vet. Michael Iwersen - Supervisor

Sensors:

Pulseoximeter (Wireless Radius-7, Masimo)

Heart Rate Belt (Polar Equine Belt, Polar Electro)

Portable Blood Gas Analyzer (VetScan iStat1, Abaxis)

Locations (of data collection and analysis):

FirstFarms Agra M s.r.o. - (Plavecký Štvrtok, Slovakia)

VetFarm (Kremesberg 12, Berndorf, Austria)

Funded by:

Bruns-Foundation (Steinfeld, Germany)