Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Non-Invasive, Early Pregnancy Test for Dairy Cattle (Through Milk)

Posted by Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew UniversityResponsive · Innovative Products and Technologies · Israel

Summary of the technology

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A METHOD FOR DETERMINE PROGESTERONE LEVELS IN MILK OF A LACTATING COW
A non invasive, pragnancy test that can indicate for success insemination and reproductive status in lactating cows on day 17 from insemination
Project ID : 8-2014-3070

Description of the technology

Keywords

Dairy Cow, Fatty Acid, Polar Lipids, Estrous Cycle, progesterone, Animal Science

Current development stage

TRL3 Experimental proof of concept

Our Innovation

  • Early pregnancy diagnosis is crucial to shortening the calving interval through enabling the farmer to identify open animals so as to treat and/or rebreed them at the earliest opportunity.
  • The researchers developed a non invasive test through milk-associated parameters, for the identification of fertility conditions in cattle

Project manager

Amichai Baron
VP, Head of Business Development, Agritech & Envir

Project researchers

Zvi Roth
HUJI, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences
Animal Sciences

Nurit Argov-Argaman
HUJI, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences
Animal Sciences

Related keywords

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Animal health
  • Veterinary & Animal Sciences
  • Animal Farm Management

About Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Technology Transfer Office from Israel

Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ltd. Founded in 1964 to protect and commercialize the Hebrew University’s intellectual property. Ranked among the top technology transfer companies, Yissum has registered over 8,900 patents covering 2,500 inventions; has licensed out 800 technologies and has spun-off 90 companies. Products that are based on Hebrew University technologies and were commercialized by Yissum generate today over $2 Billion in annual sales.

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