Leeuwarden 2021 (Videos)

Monday, April 26

1. Animal Welfare Workshop

Chair: Christa Egger-Danner

1.1 Saskia Meier – Development of a Tail Scoring as Health Indicator for Dairy Cows
1.2 Clément Grelet – Identification of dairy cows chronic stress biomarkers
1.3 Gundula Hoffmann – Use of a respiration rate sensor in dairy cows as an animal-based welfare indicator
1.4 Anna Stygar – How precise are tools measuring animal-based welfare indicators in dairy cattle?
1.5 Beatrice Mounaix – A national initiative to help French dairy farmers to improve the welfare of cows
1.6 Hannah Lehrke – Development and implementation of an on-farm self-monitoring tool to promote welfare in dairy cows in northern Germany
1.7 Jamie Jonker – The Intersection of On-Farm Animal Welfare Evaluation and Technology Integration as the Future of Animal-Based Indicators for Animal Welfare Measurement: an Example from the United States
1.8 Tal Schcolnik – Practical plan and guidance for monitoring and managing animal welfare in Israeli dairy farms
1.9. Sujan Sapkota – Animal Welfare Assessment: Can We Develop a Practical, Time-Limited Assessment Protocol for Pasture-Based Dairy Cows in New Zealand?

Tuesday, April 27

5. Animal Identification

Chair: Jo Quigley and Andie Dimitriadou

5.1 Andie Dimitriadou – ICAR services in Animal Identification: Guidelines, testing, certification, validation
5.2 Mark Trotter (University of Central Queensland) – Assessing real time tracking technologies to integrate with identification methods and national traceability requirements
5.3 Mark Lowerison – Passive generation of livestock traceability data, a Canadian Cattle Identification Agency research program review
5.4 Rudi de Mol – ID in feeding behaviour of pigs

6. Milk Analysis Workshop 1: Securing Value from Milk Analysis

Chair: Hélène Soyeurt

6.1 Clément Grelet – Large-scale phenotyping from milk MIR spectra: challenges to obtain reliable predictions
6.2 Lukas Spiess – Atypical Spectra Screening: Potential applications for monitoring the stability of FT-IRi Instruments
6.3 Emil Walleser – Application of a predictive model for beta-hydroxybutyrate and non-esterified fatty acids using milk Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy
6.4 Daniel Schwarz – Implementation of the new certified reference material for somatic cell counting in milk

7. Data Analytics: What Can New Analyses Techniques Bring for Better Farm Results 1

Chair: Donagh Berry

7.1 Dörte Döpfer – Prediction models for response patterns to negative energy balances in dairy cows using FTIR and milk testing data
7.2 Claudia Kamphuis – How can cow-individual sensor data, national data and drone images improve our understanding of resilience
7.3 Bevin Harris – The changing nature of big data for a cooperative herd improvement organisation

Manufacturers Showcase

Chair: Steven Sievert

Nedap, Rudy Ebbekink & Jort Schutte – Nedap SmartFlow, The meter that drives dairy farming a giant leap forward
Mtech, Olga Smirnova – Farm management digitalisation – from basic applications to complex ecosystems
Caisley, Britta Nehls – Tissue Sampling Ear Tags and Laboratory Integration
Bentley, Pierre Broutin – A new holisctic model for the multiplex analysis and valorization of milk samples for optimal herds management
Foss, Daniel Schwarz – A toolbox to offer improved dairy herd management services based on milk analysis
PerkinElmer, Sharad Tripathi – Approach to dairy herd improvement

8. Supporting Circular Economy: How Does it Affect the Breeding Goals?

Chair: Sophie Mattalia

8.1 Anouk van Breukelen – Dairy cows enabling circular production systems
8.2 Appolinaire Djikeng – The African Animal Breeding Network (AABNet): towards transforming the African livestock development out look
8.3 Stefan Rensing – RZ€ – The new German total merit index expressing genetic gain in Euro
8.4 Ross Evans – Squaring the bovine circle; An Irish perspective
8.5 Sander de Roos – Feed intake recording at commercial dairy farms to breed efficient and healthy dairy cows
8.6 Javier Burchard – Improving dairy feed efficiency, sustainability, and profitability by impacting farmer’s breeding and culling decisions

9. Milk Analysis Workshop 2: Creating Additional Value from Milk Analysis

Chair: Hélène Soyeurt

9.1 Julie Leblois – Precision milk analysis : a solid tool for monitoring dairy herds
9.2 Daniel Lefebvre – Implementing an on-farm decision-support tool based on fatty acid profiles from bulk tank milk
9.3 Suzanne Rowe – Differences in milk composition associated with enteric methane emissions
9.4 Laura Monica Dale – Minimisation of fertility economical loss by MIR based energy balance prediction

10. Data Analytics: What Can New Analyses Techniques Bring for Better Farm Results 2

Chair: Donagh Berry

10.1 Martin Kammer – Enhancing metabolic monitoring during early lactation using NEFA in blood as additional reference indicator
10.2 Mostafa Medhat – Chip-size, low cost near infra-red sensors for milk analysis with lab grade performance
10.3 Matthieu Salamone – Machine-learning based prediction of test day milk yield using historical data of the previous lactation
10.4 Xiaolin Wu – An alternative Interpretation of residual feed intake by phenotypic recursive relationships in dairy cattle
10.5 Jan Lassen – Identification of cows and individual feed intake records using a 3D camera system in commercial farms
10.6 Abdoulaye Banire Diallo – Towards secure digital farming: security model and risks associated to machine learning

Wednesday, April 28

12. Plenary Session ICAR-Interbull

Chair: Marijke Roskam

Jeroen Dijkman – Circularity, the SDGs and how dairy might become part of the solution
Imke de Boer – Livestock and sustainable food systems
Oscar Meuffels – Dutch climate-sensible dairy: Towards an energy-neutral dairy farming sector in 2030
Wietse Duursma – Circular agriculture in a dairy farmers perspective


Digital Content Pitches

Chair: Jos Buiting

Foss, Daniel Schwarz – New adulteration screening package
PerkinElmer, Ignazio Garaguso – Automated workflow solutions for veterinary drugs testing in milk
Mtech, Olga Smirnova – Digital transformation for sustainable food chain
Caisley, Cornelia Nehls – Animal Identification
Nedap, Roxie Muller – The value of Augmented Reality for the entire dairy farming industry. Which herd insights should be brought to life in the barn?

Thursday, April 29

14. Resilience and Efficiency in Small Ruminants

Chair: Jean-Michel Astruc

14.1 Flavie Tortereau – SMARTER – Which novel traits to improve feed efficiency?
14.2 Antonello Carta – Feasibility of a genomic selection approach for gastro-intestinal nematodes resistance based on a female informative population in Sarda breed sheep
14.3 Mojca Simčič – The variance components estimation for growth traits of kids in Slovenia
14.4 Jean-Michel Astruc – Selection tools to benefit from international cooperation in small ruminants: a comprehensive work package of the SMARTER project
14.5 Martin Burke – A stakeholder platform to disseminate results from SMARTER project

15. Management Tools to Support Circular Economy: Practical Herd Applications

Chair: Kees de Koning

15.1 Michel de Haan – Reducing environmental impact in the Dutch dairy sector with ANCA-tool
15.2 Hongmin Dong – Carbon footprint assessment and mitigation options of dairy farms under Chinese conditions
15.3 Martin Gehringer – Efficiency-Check: WEB application to visualize linkage between management, housing conditions, animal health and profitability in dairy cattle
15.4 Etienne Goumand – Impact simulation of feed levers on ruminant farms sustainability with CAP’2ER®
15.5 Nicole Ayache – Practical tools for assessing and improving a farm’s environmental footprint: an example from the United States

16. New Milk Recording Methods and Services

Chair: Pavel Buçek and Kai Kuwan

16.1 Juho Kyntäjä – New approach to predicting the fat content in 2x milking
16.2 Xavier Bourrigan – Analysis of the accuracy of lactation qualification methods and use of weighting factors for genetic evaluation
16.3 Arno Liseune – Predicting the milk yield curve of dairy cows in the subsequent lactation period using deep learning
16.4 Laura Monica Dale – Practical application of ketosis and energy deficit milk MIR spectral predictions
16.5 Emanuela Parlato – Recording individual real yield in Mozzarella cheese in the Italian mediterranean buffalo population
16.6 Stefano Biffani – Developing a new selection index for the Italian mediterranean buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

17. Data Governance: How do Organizations Deal with Stewardship of Farmer Data?

Chair: Robert Foudraine

17.0 René van der Linde – Survey on ADE standards
17.1 João Dürr – Data ownership, privacy, use, sharing and stewardship – The U.S. Experience
17.2 David Saunier – DataHUB 360°: The high-speed data exchange solution for dairy farming
17.3 Bert van ‘t Land – Dairy farmers at the JoinData steering wheel when using data in CRV and Lely applications
17.4 Reinhardt Reents – iDDEN: An international perspective
17.5 Victor Cabrera – Collecting, integrating, harmonizing and connecting data from dairy farms: The US Dairy Brain Project experience
17.6 Robert Banks – An approach to coordinating and encouraging investment in phenotypes

18. Blockchain: Is Blockchain the Answer for your Data Security and Data Exchange?

Chair: Frido Hamoen

18.1 Sjaak Wolfert – Blockchain Technology in Agri-Food: state of play and out look
18.2 Liliana Fadul – The US Dairy Brain Project: Data Integration and Data Applications for Improved Farm Decision-Making
18.3 Floris Ruiterkamp – Case study: Possibilities for blockchain in the Dutch dairy industry
18.4 Joseph Heinzelmann – Case study: Lessons learned from combining genetics and blockchain in the beef industry
18.5 Wilbert Hilkens – Case study: Leveraging transparency and the use of blockchain in poultry

19. Milk Recording Workshop: Modern Tools for Milk Recording Management

Chair: Juho Kyntäjä and Xavier Bourrigan

19.1 Richard Cantin – eDHI – Integrating sensor data and eliminating farm visits
19.2 Daniel Lefebvre – A DHI report to help improve the efficiency of use of milking robots
19.3 Miel Hostens – Modern tools for milk recording management
19.4 David Saunier – Innovation and digitalisation. Towards automation of data collection
19.5 Sanna Nokka – How to run milk recording effectively- case Finland
19.6 Bevin Harris – Maintaining an efficient milk recording system during a national disease outbreak and a global pandemic

Posters’ Session

Siwar Grayaa – Meta-analysis of some risk factors affecting somatic cell score in dairy cattle
Daria Iakovishina – Creation of the first Russian genomic reference database and genomic evaluations results
Yongyan Chen – Developing herd level lactation curve characteristics from individual cow level data for Dutch dairy farms
Anthony Tedde – Selection of the most appropriate predictors to improve the robustness of dairy cows’ bodyweight prediction by using lactation stage, parity, milk yield, and milk mid-infrared spectra.
Morgane Hoenen – „MastiMIR“ an early warning system based on MIR spectra
Sonja Kleinhans – Implementation of Differential Somatic Cell Count as a new parameter for improved udder health monitoring through routine milk recording
João Caçador – Digitalization of farms. How IT can support a better data management
Laura Monica Dale – MIR-based predictions on methane, energy balance and energy efficiency evaluation on dairy cows’ population
Reinhard Reents – Two years of E.U. Regulations in the German cattle industry
Maëlle Rocland – Measuring herd resilience through monthly milk records
Abdoulaye Banire Diallo – Comprehensive predictive models approach for dairy
Markku Brummer – Run your farm with knowledge
Paolo Bulgarelli and Stefania Leopardi – The H2020 EU MOLOKO project – an innovative biosensor technology for smart farming
Marien Jlassi – Fertilité et structure génétique des étalons
Marija Spehar – Performance recording and genetic evaluation of Equus genus
Tania Bobbo – Factors affecting differential somatic cell count, an additional parameter for mastitis screening in dairy cows
Luc Manciaux – Approach to a specific assessment of welfare in dairy calves: proposal of a grid adapted to this category of animals
Julie Leblois – HappyMoo – assessing animal welfare using milk mid-infrared spectrum


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