SmartCalf_BRD

Visual scoring of calves of approx 2mo age for detecting BRD. Describe movement and activity patterns for heatlhy and diseased calves. Algorithm developing and testing. The hypothesis is that accelerometer derived data can be used for early detection of BRD.

 

Start date: 2018-07-01

End date: 2020-06-30

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:

Dr.med.vet. Nasrin Ramezanigardaloud - Research Associate

Dr.med.vet. Michael Iwersen - Principal Inverstigator

Dipl.ECBHM Dr.med.vet. Priv.-Doz. Daniela Klein-Jöbstl - Supervisor

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer (Smartbow, Weibern, Austria)

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

Mikrophone (HikVision DS-2FP4021-B)

Commercial partners:

Smartbow (Weibern, Austria)

Locations (of data collection and analysis):

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

Funded by:

Austria Research Promotion Agency (FFG)