How to monitor a cow's metabolic state with sensors

Video description: 

This video describes how HerdNavigator analyses BHB levels in a milk sample to detect clinical and subclinical ketosis. CowManager’s ear tag is also discussed, and how it measures rumination which can be used to monitor treatment for ketosis, likewise, Ivan Shepherd from Hilltop Farm in Cheshire talks about how he uses the SCR Heatime HR rumination levels to monitor his herd. Finally, Jacob Molenar, a Dutch dairy farmer working with a weigh cell, discusses how he uses the technology to monitor the weight of high yielding cows, and treatment them when necessary, to limit their milk production.

Key words: 

ketosis, metabolic, CowManager, Herd Navigator, rumen, nutrition