J-GLOBAL ID:200904073757103504  Research Project code:9910000808 Update date:Mar. 30, 2001

Evaluation of automated suckling system for group housed beef calves.

Study period:1999 - 2001
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (3):
Research overview:
Regarding both dairy and beef cattle, the increase in number of the fed livestock per one housing is bringing a serious issue of labor-saving with manual suckling. In this situation, conversion to one group nursing control with the introduction of automated suckling device is increasing in number. However, manual for the nursing control is not yet completed.
Keywords (6):
automated suckling system ,  group housing ,  prevention of disease ,  beef calves ,  growth ,  behaviour
Researcher representative of the project  (1):
  • YAYOTA Chizuru
Research program: Ordinary Research
Research budget: 1999: \898,000

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