Nowadays in cattle research infrastructures a large amount of data is recorded using new smart technologies on a routine basis or for experimental purposes. However, there is a lack of a common approach for validation of such devices. Thus, the SmartCow consortium propose guidelines for validation of sensor output that highlights a checklist to consider […]
SmartCow has set out among its first priorities and outcomes in cattle research to give a harmonized description of the European facilities. SmartCow wants to establish an inventory of all existing cattle research infrastructures across Europe, so it has set on its website an interactive map of these infrastructures, allowing web users to get all the […]
The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants for three assistant professor positions in: 1) Epigenetics 2) High throughput sequencing and bioinformatics 3) Ruminant microbiome and its function The positions are available from 1 January 2020 or soon thereafter. Application deadline: May 19th, 2019. For more and detailed information please visit the […]
SmartCow Transnational Access: Second Call for proposals launched Free access to the leading European cattle research facilities We are pleased to announce the launch of the second call for proposals for Transnational Access (TNA) within the SmartCow project. The TNA call makes available cattle research facilities of SmartCow partners for research by academic or industry […]
Interested in feed efficiency of cattle and methane emissions? Join the SmartCow training program! Seven training courses are scheduled for September and October 2019, dealing with topics such as feed efficiency of beef and dairy cattle and methane emissions; gold standard methods to assess key phenotypes in ruminant nutrition; and measurement techniques and proxies for […]
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Following the study tours organised by the Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), the first annual meeting was held in Dumfries from 6th to 8th March 2019. It brought together 34 people representing the 14 project partners. One year after the start of the project, this meeting aimed to take stock of the work done during the […]
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The 1st SmartCow Study tour will be held on 5th-6th March 2019 at Scotland Rural College – SRUC (UK)! If you are a stakeholder, scientist, technician or student in cattle production, from any EU country… If you feel concerned about issues of innovations to improve feed efficiency, reduce GHG emissions and improve the welfare of […]
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