SmartCalf_DIA

Scoring and clinical examination of calves from d0 to d28 of life for detecting diarrhea. 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 calves suffering from diarrhea.

 

Start date: 2018-01-01

End date: 2020-01-01

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. Mohammadamir Goharshahi - 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)

Commercial partners:

Smartbow (Weibern, Austria)

Locations (of data collection and analysis):

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

Funded by:

Smartbow GmbH (Weibern, Austria)