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Nedap Health Monitoring with Heat Detection

Early detection of health issues and better treatment. On individual, group and herd level.

In an ideal world, all cows on a dairy farm would behave in an ideal manner, thereby staying in optimum condition and producing the maximum quantity of milk possible. In practice, however, there are a many factors that prevent that ideal situation from being achieved. By monitoring and analyzing the well-being of an individual cow, the behavior of the total herd or group of cows can be determined in an extremely precise way and the analysis can be used to identify bottlenecks.

Nedaps smart and proven sensor technology monitors eating, rumination, activity, standing, lying, inactive and other behavior 24/7 and provides farm managers and staff with the actionable information and insights needed prevent problems and improve health mangement. This leads to early detection of health issues and better treatment. Healthy cows and more efficient and effective health management means more profit.


The benefits

  • Early detection of health issues
  • Better treatment
  • Reduced treatment costs
  • Save time
  • Better cow wellbeing
  • Management software integration


24/7 health management

A cow is healthy and optimally productive if her days are spent in the most effective possible way:

Grant R., 2011

Nedaps technology monitors monitors eating, rumination, activity, standing, lying, inactive and other behavior. The various behaviors and their mutual interaction provide a complete picture of individual cow health status, an individual cow in relation to its group members or to the group as a whole. The combination of these health parameters and their mutual interaction ensures early detection of potential health problems and the most reliable attentions.

Always combined with Heat detection.

Heat, Health, Happiness

Nedap always combines Health Monitoring with Heat Detection. The combination ensures that the technology sees far more than the expert eye. Nedap Heat Detection catches cows on natural heat and makes it possible to inseminate them at the right time, which leads to improved fertility results and more efficient fertility management. This solution can furthermore be complemented with Cow Positioning, to have all the advantages of the most complete all-in-one solution available.


Smarttag Neck or Leg

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Smarttag Neck 

Smarttag Neck 

Smarttag Leg 

Cow Positioning
RealTime Heat Detection
Health Monitoring 
     Eating Monitoring
    Rumination Monitoring
    Inactive behavior
    Other behavior
ISO Identification

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RealTime Heat Detection
Health Monitoring 
Eating monitoring
ISO Identification

Detailed information

RealTime Heat Detection
Health Monitoring 
    Standing and Lying Monitoring
ISO Identification

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About us


For more than 30 years Nedap has developed and produced automation processes for livestock farming which are sold worldwide.



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