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- Carpentier, Lenn; Berckmans, Daniel; Youssef, Ali; Berckmans, Dries; van Waterschoot, Toon; Johnston, Dayle; Ferguson, Natasha; Earley, Bernadette; Fontana, Ilaria; Tullo, Emanuela; Guarino, Marcella; Vranken, Erik; Norton, Tomas
- Biosystems engineering 2018 v.173 pp. 45-56
- calf housing, etc ; algorithms; animal health; bovine respiratory disease; calves; cough; microphones; monitoring; rearing; respiratory tract diseases; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... In calf rearing, bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a major animal health challenge. Farmers incur severe economic losses due to BRD. Additional to economic costs, outbreaks of BRD impair the welfare of the animal and extra expertise and labour are needed to treat and care for the infected animals. Coughing is recognised as a clinical manifestation of BRD. Therefore, the monitoring of coughing in ...