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Sensor technology in sheep on range pastures to monitor health and welfare


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Grøva, Lise; Brunberg, Emma; Sørheim, Kristin; Fuchs, Boris and Stubsjøen, Solveig Marie (2016) Sensor technology in sheep on range pastures to monitor health and welfare. In: Groeneveld, Linn Fenna and Kettunen, Anne (Eds.) Book of Abstracts Grazing in a Changing Nordic Region, The Nordic Genetic Resource Center, Ås, Norway, pp. 43-44.

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The future aim is to develop a system for automatick real-time monitoring of physiological health indicators of farm animals to ensure and improve individual health and welfare and productivity.
The main objective of the current project is to evaluate if sensors that measure temperature and heartrate can be used for early detecction of disease and predatory attack.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Agrovoc keywords:
Subjects: Animal husbandry
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Sheep and goats
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Norway
Norway > NIBIO – Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
Norway > NVI - National Veterinary Institute
Norway > NORSØK - Norwegian Centre for Organic Agriculture
Deposited By: Soerheim, Researcher Kristin Marie
ID Code:31320
Deposited On:15 Mar 2017 08:23
Last Modified:15 Mar 2017 08:23
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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