Hamidi D, Grinnell NA, Komainda M, Riesch F, Horn J, Ammer S, Traulsen I, Palme R, Hamidi M, Isselstein J (2022) Heifers don't care: no evidence of negative impact on animal welfare of growing heifers when using virtual fences compared to physical fences for grazing. Advances in Animal Biosciences 16 (9): 1-11

Marcel P, Elke Herta A, Geburt K, Gerken M, Traulsen I, Pawelzik E (2022) A Comparative Analysis of Plant-Based Milk Alternatives Part 1: Composition, Sensory, and Nutritional Value. SUSTAINABILITY-BASEL 14: 1-23

Rosengart S, Chuppava B, Trost LS, Henne H, Tetens J, Traulsen I, Deermann A, Wendt M, Visscher C (2022) Characteristics of thermal images of the mammary gland and of performance in sows differing in health status and parity. FRONT VET SCI 9: 920302, doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.920302

Trost LS, Zeidler S, Ammer S, Rosengart S, Wendt M, Visscher C, Tetens J, Traulsen I (2022) Development of a new grading system to assess the foster performance of lactating sows. ANIMAL 16(11): 100655, doi: 10.1016/j.animal.2022.100655


Meckbach, C.; Elsholz, S.; Siede, C.; Traulsen, I. (2021) An Information-Theoretic Approach to Detect the Associations of GPS-Tracked Heifers in Pasture.Sensors, 21, 7585. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21227585

Rosengart, S., Chuppava, B., Schubert, D. C., Trost, L. S., Henne, H., Tetens, J., Traulsen, I., Deermann, A., Visscher, C., Wendt, M., (2021) Infrared Thermography of the Mammary Gland in Sows with Regard to Health and Performance. Agriculture 11 (10), 2013. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11101013

Küster S, Nolte P, Meckbach C, Stock B and Traulsen I (2021) Automatic Behavior and Posture Detection of Sows in Loose Farrowing Pens Based on 2D-Video Images. Front. Anim. Sci. 2:758165. doi: 10.3389/fanim.2021.758165

Wutke, M., Heinrich, F., Das, P.P., Lange, A., Gentz, M., Traulsen, I., Warns, F.K., Schmitt, A.O. and Gültas, M., 2021. Detecting Animal Contacts—A Deep Learning-Based Pig Detection and Tracking Approach for the Quantification of Social Contacts. Sensors, 21(22), p.7512.

Meckbach, C., Tiesmeyer, V., Traulsen, I. (2021). A promising approach towards precise animal weight monitoring using convolutional neural networks. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 183. 106056. 10.1016/j.compag.2021.106056.

Lange, T.M., Wutke, M., Bertram, L., Keunecke, H., Kopisch-Obuch, F. and Schmitt, A.O., 2021. Decision Strategies for Absorbance Readings from an Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay—A Case Study about Testing Genotypes of Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.) for Resistance against Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus (BNYVV). Agriculture, 11(10), p.956.


Gauly M, Ammer S (2020) Challenges for dairy cow production systems arising from climate changes. ANIMAL 14 (s1): 196-203, doi:10.1017/S17517311190032392.

Gentz M, Lange A, Zeidler S, Lambertz C, Gauly M, Burfeind O, Traulsen I (2020) Tail Lesions and Losses of Docked and Undocked Pigs in Different Farrowing and Rearing Systems. Agriculture 10(4): 130, doi: 10.3390/agriculture100401303.

Küster S, Kardel M, Ammer S, Brünger J, Koch R, Traulsen I (2020) Usage of computer vision analysis for automatic detection of activity changes in sows during final gestation. COMPUT ELECTRON AGR 169: 105177, doi: 10.1016/j.compag.2019.1051774.

Lambertz C, Leopold J, Damme K, Vogt-Kaute W, Ammer S, Leiber F (2020) Effects of a riboflavin source suitable for use in organic broiler diets on performance traits and health indicators. ANIMAL 14(4): 716-7245.

Lange, Anita; Gentz, Maria; Hahne, Michael; Lambertz, Christian; Gauly, Matthias; Burfeind, Onno; Traulsen, Imke (2020): Effects of Different Farrowing and Rearing Systems on Post-Weaning Stress in Piglets. In: Agriculture 10 (6), S. 230. DOI: 10.3390/agriculture10060230.

Wutke, M., Schmitt, A. O., Traulsen, I., & Gültas, M. (2020). Investigation of Pig Activity Based on Video Data and Semi-Supervised Neural Networks. AgriEngineering, 2(4), 581-595


Gentz, Maria; Lange, Anita; Zeidler, Sebastian; Traulsen, Imke (2019): Classification of Pigs with Tail Lesions from Different Farrowing and Rearing Systems during Rearing and Fattening Period. In: Animals 9 (11), S. 949. DOI: 10.3390/ani9110949.

Naya A, Traulsen I, Gertz M, Hasler M, Burfeind O, Große Beilage E, Krieter J (2019) Is tail biting in growing pigs reduced by a prolonged suckling period?APPL ANIM BEHAV SCI 211: 41-466


Ammer S, Lambertz C, von Soosten D, Zimmer K, Meyer U, Dänicke S, Gauly M (2018) Impact of diet composition and temperature–humidity index on water and dry matter intake of high-yielding dairy cows. J ANIM PHYSIOL AN N 102(1): 103-1137.

Armbrecht L, Lambertz C, Albers D, Gauly M (2018) Does access to pasture affect claw condition and health in dairy cows? VET REC 182: 798.

Brünger J, Traulsen I, Koch R (2018) Model-based detection of pigs in images under sub-optimal conditions. COMPUT ELECTRON AGR 152: 59-639.

Traulsen I, Scheel C, Auer W, Burfeind O, Krieter J (2018) Using Acceleration Data to Automatically Detect the Onset of Farrowing in Sows. SENSORS-BASEL 18 (1): 17010.


Baldinger L, Traulsen I, Weißmann F, Krieter J, Bussemas R (2017) Vergleich der Injektions- und Inhalationsnarkose zur Kastration von ökologisch aufgezogenen Ferkeln hinsichtlich Verhalten und Wachstum. LANDBAUFORSCHUNG-GER 67: 71-7811.

Veit C, Büttner K, Traulsen I, Gertz M, Hasler M, Burfeind O, grosse Beilage E, Krieter J (2017) The effect of mixing piglets after weaning on the occurrence of tail-biting during rearing. LIVEST SCI 201: 70-7313.


Ammer S, Lambertz C, Gauly M (2016) Is reticular temperature a useful indicator for heat stress in dairy cattle? J DAIRY SCI 99: 10067-1007614.

Traulsen I, Breitenberger S, Auer W, Stamer E, Müller K, Krieter J (2016) Automatic detection of lameness in gestating group-housed sows using positioning and acceleration measurements. ANIMAL 10:6: 970-97716.

Veit C, Traulsen I, Hasler M, Tölle KH, Burfeind O, Grosse-Beilage E, Krieter J (2016) Influence of raw material on the occurrence of tail-biting in undocked pigs. LIVEST SCI 191: 125-13117.


Geburt K, Friedrich M, Piechotta M, Gauly M, König von Borstel U (2015) Validity of physiological biomarkers for maternal behavior in cows--a comparison of beef and dairy cattle. PHYSIOL BEHAV 139: 361-8, doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.10.03018.

Geburt K, Piechotta M, König von Borstel U, Gauly M (2015) Influence of testosterone on the docility of German Simmental and Charolais heifers during behavior tests. PHYSIOL BEHAV 141: 164-71, doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.01.03019.