HerdVision brings body condition scoring to DairyComp
HerdVision, a robust camera system for objective body condition and mobility scoring, will soon be integrated into the dairy management software system DairyComp, enabling real-time health updates each time a cow exits the parlour.
Matthew Dobbs, co-founder of AgSenze and HerdVision says: “Body condition scoring is a key indicator of health and fertility in dairy cows, and it is often based on subjective visual observations.
“With HerdVision the camera system can be retrofitted on the parlour or cattle race and provides 2D and 3D imaging of the animal. This enables body condition to be scored and lameness or other injuries to be detected.
“The information is synced automatically with the herd management system and made available through an app. This enables timely interventions, such as a feed supplement or health inspection, to catch a potential problem early.”
HerdVision has recently gained Innovate UK funding to further develop its body weight algorithm, and will be able to assess the bodyweight of calves through to adult animals, simply by passing under the camera.
The company has just closed a Series A funding round with strategic and institutional investors and is looking for further commercial partnerships and end users.
Find out more at https://herd.vision.
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