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Lying laterality and the effect of the IceTag data loggers on lying behaviour on dairy cows

Authors: J. Gibbons, C. Medrano-Galarza, A. M. de Passille, J. Rushen.

Organization: Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Summary: Lying behaviour is a useful indicator of cow comfort, but can be time consuming to measure. Data loggers are commonly used to automatically record behavioural activity but may influence the animal’s behaviour.

Link: http://www.appliedanimalbehaviour.com/article/S0168-1591%2811%2900425-4/references