Nedap Livestock Management is the global leader in farming automation using individual animal identification. For over 40 years and counting, Nedap strengthens dairy farmers through the most reliable and innovative cow identification, monitoring and automation solutions. They empower managers and personnel with dependable information to make operational and strategic decisions and help dairies become more efficient, productive and successful.
For Nedap, trust and reliability in both partnership and technology are key. Leading international dairy farming companies, including genetics and milking equipment suppliers, partner with Nedap to include its technology in their systems. A publicly listed company, Nedap employs more than 700 people globally, across 11 locations and 7 business units.
VAS is the global market leader in dairy management software and consulting services. An innovative technology company, VAS provides on-premise and cloud solutions, business intelligence, analytics and integrations to efficiently manage dairy operations. Every day VAS is transforming dairy operations with connected technology, intelligence and analytics that enhance the profitability of producers around the world. To learn more about VAS visit our about page.
Nedap and VAS have been working together extensively for years. Recently, we have further strengthened our relationship by enhancing the level of integration between the VAS Platform and the Nedap heat and health monitoring systems. The advanced integration enables both parties to further support and empower dairy farmers around the globe.
Through this integration, detailed, heat and health data generated by Nedap CowControl sensors and associated technology is presented and evaluated within VAS applications. Simultaneously, data from VAS programs seamlessly flows into Nedap software
For those using both VAS and Nedap systems, added value is created. It helps dairy farmers in decision making based on reliable and real time information, both on operational and strategic levels, and allows them to manage their herd efficiently through one portal.
Nedap CowControl™ is the most precise and complete herd monitoring solution. An all-in-one solution, Nedap’s SmartTag Neck combines identification, heat detection, health monitoring, herd performance trends and cow locating in a single collar device. It helps to maximize herd performance and farm efficiency by boosting reproduction results, cow health, labor efficiency and farm management.
Multiple widgets make viewing Nedap CowControl on the VAS Platform easy
Dairy Dashboard Widget has three areas of interest:
Integration of specific animal lists from DairyComp into Nedap dairy management system –
VAS and Nedap have also integrated scanning and identification technologies that make it easier for operations that already have Nedap infrastructure to incorporate VAS ParlorBoss. ParlorBoss is a VAS-exclusive technology that serves up custom, color-coded information on each cow as it nears the end of the rotary related to health, treatment and breeding to more efficiently sort the cow, either back to its pen or to the appropriate treatment area.
Allows dairies to use existing Nedap scanning and ID technology to simplify and reduce the expense related to the deployment of ParlorBoss