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Theme: Health and welfare aspects of dairy farming

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DS1401: Robotics for dairy engineering
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £385,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1402: `Sensing udder cleanliness, in conjunction with fully automatic milking operations`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £117,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1403: Automatic milking systems design methodology
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £513,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1404: Non-invasive health monitoring of dairy cows
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £100,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1405: Hygiene systems of dairy cows husbandry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £138,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1406: The logistics of automatic milking systems on UK farms
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £43,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1407: Automatic condition scoring of dairy cows - a feasibility study
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £14,955
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1408: Assessment of automatic milking on UK dairy farms
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £145,039
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS1409: Non-invasive monitoring of dairy cow performance, milk quality and health.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £412,205
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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