Kilian Obermeyer - PhD Student (extern)

Animal welfare and health on dairy farms

Grazing and grazing systems analysis in Germany


  • Grazing systems in dairy farming
  • pasture management and assessment of feed-on-offer
  • sensors in grazing systems


Verbesserung des Tierwohls bei Weidehaltung von Milchkühen (BLE MuD-Projekt)

Short CV
since 2021: research at the University Vechta in the BLE MuD project "Verbesserung des Tierwohls bei Weidehaltung von Milchkühen"

2019-2021 M.Sc agricultural science University Göttingen (Thesis: Compressed sward height as indicator for herbage quantity and quality in grazed semi-natural grassland)

2016-2019 B.Sc agricultural science University Hohenheim (Thesis: Einsatz des Grasshopper zur Ermittlung von Grasaufwuchsdaten in intensiv genutztem Dauergrünland)

2014-2016 Herd management in dairy farming

2012-2014 Apprenticeship farming


Obermeyer, K., Komainda, M., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2022. Exploring the potential of rising plate meter techniques to analyse ecosystem services from multi-species grasslands. Crop & Pasture Science