HeatSensor

Evaluation of the accelerometer system SMARTBOW for detecting bovine estrus events. Describe activity and movement patterns of natural estruses as well as induced estruses (OvSynch).

 

Start date: 2016-11-01

End date: 2018-10-31

Project partners:

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

Smartbow GmbH (Weibern, Austria)

Institutional lead:

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

Principal investigator:

Dr.med.vet. Michael Iwersen

Personel:

vet. Vanessa Schweinzer - Research Associate

Dr.med.vet. Michael Iwersen - Principal Inverstigator

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer (Smartbow, Weibern, Austria)

2D Camera (HikVision DS-2CD2665FWD-IZS)

Commercial partners:

Smartbow (Weibern, Austria)

Locations (of data collection and analysis):

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

VetFarm (Kremesberg 12, Berndorf, Austria)

Funded by:

Austria Research Promotion Agency (FFG)