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Dairy herd bunching metrics and ambient temperatures

Chopra, Kareemah and Codling, Edward A. 2023. Dairy herd bunching metrics and ambient temperatures. [Dataset]. Colchester, University of Essex. 10.5526/ERDR-00000180

A real-time local positioning system was used to track the spatial position and activity of a commercial dairy herd (c100 cows) in a freestall barn continuously at high temporal resolution. Bunching was determined using four different spatial measures determined on an hourly b100asis: herd full and core range size, mean herd inter-cow distance (ICD), and mean herd nearest neighbor distance (NND). Wall-mounted temperature sensors automatically recorded the ambient barn temperature (BT) continuously throughout the study period. A mean hourly measurement was calculated across all sensors (n = 26 sensors, where n = 22 recorded every eight seconds and n = four recorded every hour).

Creators NameEmailAffiliationORCID
Chopra, of Essex
Codling, Edward of Essex
Division: Faculty of Science and Health > Mathematical Sciences, Department of
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QL Zoology
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Research funder: UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Grant reference: BB/K002562/1
Grant title: Assessment of Dairy Cow Welfare through Predictive Modelling of Individual and Social Behaviour
Depositor: Kareemah Chopra
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2023 11:47
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2023 11:47

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