Technical Research Paper
Volume 6 Issue 8 - 2021
A Novel Simulation Software Program (Rayan) for Systematic Dairy Herd Data Management
M Vakili1, A Molaei2, S Sakian3, H Mousapour4, S Mokhtarzadeh4, MH Khabbazan4 and Akbar Nikkhah4,5*
1Modiran Analytics Sepahan Co., Isfahan, Iran
2Dasht-e-Naz Agricultural and Livestock Co., Sari, Mazandaran, Iran
3Fajr-e-Isfahan Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Co., Isfahan, Iran
4Ferdows Pars Agricultural and Livestock Holding Co., Tehran, Iran
5Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Akbar Nikkhah, Ferdows Pars Agricultural and Livestock Holding Co., Tehran, Iran.
Received: February 08, 2021; Published: July 23, 2021




Abstract

Modern dairy herds rely greatly on digital and computer-based programs and techniques for precise and accurate data management. The objective of this technical research was to develop and describe a novel simulation software program for management of dairy herd big data. The current simulation program (Rayan) evaluated and utilized 643 management parameters. The simulation software program (Rayan) is capable to reliably and precisely predict herd composition, income over feed cost, heat detection, fertility, and other reproductive indices, as well as animal sale management and milk strategic marketing. Such a capability would ensure that dairy management annual budgets are developed with high precision. In addition, potential management risks may be predicted, tackled, and prevented in coming years. The program enables present and past times management and can be linked to different other major programs of dairy herd management. Moreover, different items prices, total income, and total cost may be accurately calculated. Furthermore, rates of animal purchase and sale can be predicted based on current management conditions and capacities. Management coefficients developed may also be tested and applied to small ruminant herds. Future applications will include optimizing milking and feeding management. Development of this simulator software program is at the frontier of optimizing dairy research and development in strategic and systematic manners.

 

Keywords: Big Data; Simulation; Software; Dairy Herd; Management; Prediction

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Citation: Akbar Nikkhah., et al. “A Novel Simulation Software Program (Rayan) for Systematic Dairy Herd Data Management”. EC Veterinary Science 6.8 (2021): 41-47.

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