That's depending on the milk price, of course!" CowAlert - how it works Not only does CowAlert help dairy farmers to detect cows in heat but it also monitors health and welfare issues by accurately recording lying time
and using a unique indicator of the cow's activity; the Motion Index.
In winter and spring, lying times
were the highest for all growth stage groups, and the GS group had significantly longer times in the winter (319.06 min) than in the other three seasons.
We observed a positive correlation between lying time and milk yield (r = 0.92, p < 0.10).
Cow comfort in tie-stalls: Increased depth of shavings or straw bedding increases lying time. J Dairy Sci 2009;92:2684-90.
Lying time (A, n = 9) and milk yield (B, n = 9) between d 4 and d 7, and bacterial counts (C, n = 7), and plasma cortisol concentration (D, n = 8) on d 7.
Last year I did two months' work with an agency and worked the first week as lying time.
Lying time is just a firm's way of ensuring an employee does not go off and leave them in the lurch.
Lying time is difficult at the beginning, but it usually means a nice bonus at the end of your contract or employment.
Weather may explain, in part, lower lying times on California dairies because cows spend less time lying in warm weather (Schütz et al.
Cow comfort in drylots: Lameness, leg injuries and lying times on dairy farms in Texas and New Mexico.
Some specific topics include an intelligent wireless accelerometer system for measuring gait features and lying times
in dairy cows, electronic ear tags for pigs, injectable transponders for sheep identification, stakeless fencing for mountain pastures, satellite-based pasture management, reducing dust in poultry houses, and causes of lameness in broiler chickens.