Non-invasive Core Temperature Transponders as a Problem Alert in Sheep Farming Management

Caroline Chylinski, Jacques Cortet, Didier Crochet, Pierre Sarradin, Jacques Cabaret

Abstract

Current farming management is evolving towards systems that require minimal human:animal interaction. However, there is still a need to monitor their condition. The use of transponders to track body temperature fluctuations within the animals may offer a solution. Using a sheep-parasitic nematode (Haemonchus) model we have demonstrated that body temperature is linked to the infection, to pain and stress. We suggest that temperature transponders are a good candidate for use in alert system in extensive farming.

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Chylinski C., Cortet J., Crochet D., Sarradin P. and Cabaret J. (2012). Non-invasive Core Temperature Transponders as a Problem Alert in Sheep Farming Management . In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Veterinary Biosignals and Biodevices - Volume 1: VBB, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-94-2, pages 85-91. DOI: 10.5220/0003878500850091


in Bibtex Style

@conference{vbb12,
author={Caroline Chylinski and Jacques Cortet and Didier Crochet and Pierre Sarradin and Jacques Cabaret},
title={Non-invasive Core Temperature Transponders as a Problem Alert in Sheep Farming Management},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Workshop on Veterinary Biosignals and Biodevices - Volume 1: VBB, (BIOSTEC 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={85-91},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003878500850091},
isbn={978-989-8425-94-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Veterinary Biosignals and Biodevices - Volume 1: VBB, (BIOSTEC 2012)
TI - Non-invasive Core Temperature Transponders as a Problem Alert in Sheep Farming Management
SN - 978-989-8425-94-2
AU - Chylinski C.
AU - Cortet J.
AU - Crochet D.
AU - Sarradin P.
AU - Cabaret J.
PY - 2012
SP - 85
EP - 91
DO - 10.5220/0003878500850091