Standardizing Infrared Thermography (IRT) and micro-behavioural biometrics for estrus detection in dairy cows

Organization: University of Alberta
Applicant:
Dr. Clover Bench
Objective
: Standardize the use of infrared and microbehaviour biometrics to improve estrus detection rates in dairy cows and to evaluate the accuracy of such a system in both induced and naturally cycling cows.
ALMA Commitment
: $51,144

Fiscal Year: 2015-16