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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam

Germany

Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0

Email atb@atb-potsdam.de

Coordinating institute

Areas of Expertise

Animal Welfare and Livestock Husbandry

  • Sensor supported animal data capturing (physiology and behaviour)
  • Improvement of livestock systems (cattle, pigs, horses)
  • Evaluation of stress burdens in livestock
  • Animal health and animal welfare
  • Animal monitoring (automatic health surveillance)

Milk production 

  • Further technical development of milking systems
  • sensorbased detection of teat load during milking
  • Product quality of milk
  • Ergonomic evaluation of milking parlours
  • Approvement of milk meters (ICAR)

Barn climate and emissions

  • Welfare of livestock animals (heat stress, air hygiene)
  • Characterization of ventilation systems of typical livestock buildings
  • Quantification of air exchange rates of naturally ventilated barns
  • Demonstrating of improvement potentials for climate conditions in livestock buildings
  • Quantification of emissions (ammonia, greenhouse gases, odour, dust and bio-aerosols) of livestock and organic manure systems
  • Characterization of flow dynamics (perfusion and surround flow) in livestock buildings
  • Characterization of dispersion processes of pollutants and greenhouse gases from livestock buildings
  • Detection and identification of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the barn environment and characterization of dispersion processes
  • Determination of reduction potentials of emissions
  • Developing recommendations for decision makers
 

Events

17.-26. Jan. 2020: ATB auf der Internationalen Grünen Woche Berlin

Zur Internationalen Grünen Woche ist das ATB erneut Gast in der Sonderschau des...

11. Feb. 2020: ADVANCEFUEL, ATB@CIRCLE

The colloquium “ADVANCEFUEL – Unleashing the potential of innovative business...

17.-18. Feb. 2020: Digitalisierung für Mensch, Umwelt und Tier, Freising

Die 40. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik in der Land-, Forst- und...

Press information

Forschungszusammenarbeit im Bereich Data Science gestärkt

12. Nov. 2019: ATB-Wissenschaftler Niels Landwehr wurde gestern im Rahmen des...

SPLASH – Förderbescheide übergeben

25. Okt. 2019: Die hygienisierende Behandlung mit Plasma-aktiviertem Wasser ist...

ATB 2016

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Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. · Max-Eyth-Allee 100 · 14469 Potsdam · Germany · Tel. +49 (0)331 5699 0 · E-mail atb@atb-potsdam.de