TrackLab

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Product information

  • Animal behavior research

    Read about our solutions for animal behavior research, including EthoVision XT, The Observer XT, and TrackLab.
  • TrackLab

    Do you want to know more? Download this overview of the product's features, research areas, and applications.
  • Case study

    TrackLab was installed at Aberystwyth University for the detailed analysis of the spatial behavior of sheep. Read more about it in our case study!
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References

  • Van Gijssel A., Loke B.J., Ouweltjes W., Rodenburg T.B., Visser E.K. and Noldus L.P.J.J. (2019) TrackLab 2: a new solution for automatic recording of location, activity and social behavior of group-housed animals. In: O’Brien B., Hennessy D. and Shalloo L. (eds) Precision Livestock Farming ’19. The 9th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming, ECPLF, Cork, Ireland, pp 677-68.
  • Van Gijssel A., Loke B.J., Ouweltjes W., Rodenburg T.B., Visser E.K. and Noldus L.P.J.J. (2019) TrackLab 2: a new solution for automatic recording of location, activity and social behavior of group-housed animals. Poster publication. The 9th European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming, ECPLF, Cork, Ireland.
  • Rodenburg, TB; van der Eijk, JAJ; Pichová, K .; van Mil, B .; of Haas, EN (2017). PhenoLab: automatic recording of location, activity and proximity in group-housed laying hens. Precision Livestock Farming '17 , 269-274.
  • Stadig, LM; Rodenburg, TB, Ampe, B .; Reubens, B .; Tuyttens, FA (2017). An automated positioning system for chickens monitoring: effects of wearing a backpack on behavior, leg health and production. Applied Animal Behavior Science , doi: 10.1016 / j.applanim.2017.09.016.
  • Spink, A.; Cresswell, B .; Koelzsch, A.; Langevelde, F .; Neefjes, M .; Noldus, L.; Oeveren, H.; Prins, H.; van der Wal, T .; Weerd, N .; de Boer, WF (2013). Animal behavior analysis with GPS and 3D accelerometers. Proceedings of Precision Livestock Farming 2013 , 229-239.
 


Recent blog posts

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Tracking chickens: A promising approach for identifying feather-peckers

Manually observing chickens in barns is a tedious job to which ultra-wideband tracking offers a solution. But does it interfere with normal behavior?
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Standing cows

Does it matter how much time a cow spends standing up or lying down? Bert Tolkamp thought that it did matter, and he proved his point by winning an IgNobel prize for his work on this.
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ChickenStress project

The abolition of battery farming has improved chicken welfare, but there are still problems like feather pecking. In the ChickenStress project, we will try to understand better how to reduce stress and improve welfare.