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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Ephraim Maltz, Ph.D. (Retiree)
Units: Agricultural EngineeringGrowing, Production and Environmental Engineering
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Tel:  03-9683499
Cell: 050-6220499
Email:    emaltz@volcani.agri.gov.il
Research Interests / Job description
Animal physiology, physiology of lactation, dairy management including robot milking, heat stress effects, precision livestock farming, livestock behaviour and welfare, sensing and monitoring individual livestock performance and behavior.
  • Peiper, U. M., Y. Edan, S. Devir, M. Barak, and E. Maltz. (1993).Automatic weighing of dairy cows. J. agric. Engng. Res. 56:13-24
  • Maltz, E., N. Silanikove, A. Berman, and U. Shalit. (1994). Diurnal fluctuations in plasma ions and water intake of dairy cows as affected by lactation in warm weather. J. Dairy Sci. 77:2630-2639
  • Bar Peled, U., A.R. Lehrer, Y. Folman, I. Bruckental, J. Kali, H. Gacitua, E. Maltz, H. Tagari, B. Robinzon, and C.H. Knight. (1995). Relationship between frequent milking or suckling in early lactation and milk production of high producing dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 78:2726-2736.
  • Maltz, E., N. Silanikove. (1996). Kidney function and nitrogen balance of high - yielding dairy cows at the onset of lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 79: 1621-1626.
  • Spahr, S.L., E. Maltz, (1997). Herd management for robot milking. Journal of Computers and Electronics in Agriculture-SI. 17:53-62.
  • Maltz, E., Devir, S., J.H.M. Metz, H. Hogeveen. (1997). The body weight of the dairy cow: I. Introductory study into body weight changes in dairy cows as a management aid. Livestock Production Science. 48:175-186
  • Maltz E., (1997). The body weight of the dairy cow: III. Use for on-line management purposes of individual cows. Livestock Production Science. 48:187-200
  • Bar-Peled, U., E. Maltz, H. Tagari, A.R. Lehrer, B. Robinzon, H. Voet, Y. Folman, I. Bruckental, H. Gacitua, N. Silanikove. (1997). Effect of frequent machine milking and suckling in early lactation on blood plasma homeostasis in high-yielding dairy cows. J. Agric. Scie. Camb. 129:237-242.
  • Devir, S., E. Maltz, J.H.M. Metz. (1997). Strategic management planning and implementation at the milking robot dairy farm. J. of Computers and Electronics in Agriculture-SI. 17:95-110.
  • Bar-Peled, U., Y, Aharoni, B. Robinzon, I. Bruckental, R. Lehrer, E. Maltz, C. Knight, J. Kali, Y. Folman, H. Voet, H. Gacitua, H. Tagari. (1998). The effect of enhanced milk production of dairy cows by frequent milking or suckling on intake and digestibility of the diet. J. Dairy Sci. 81:1420-1427
  • Mizrach, A., U. Flitsanov, E. Maltz, S. L. Spahr, J. E. Novakofski. (1998). Ultrasonic assessment of body condition changes of the dairy cow during lactation. Transactions of the ASAE. 42(3):805-812.
  • Halachmi, I., J.H.M. Metz, E. Maltz, L. Speelman, A.A. Dijkhuizen. (2000). Designing the optimal robot milking barn, part 1: Quantifying facility usage. J. agric. Engng. Res. 76:37-49
  • Schmilovitch, Z., I. Shmulevitch, A. Notea, E. Maltz. (2000). Nearinfrared spectroscopy of milk in its heterogeneous state. J. of Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 29:195-207.
  • Maltz, E. (2000). Precision agriculture in dairying: individual management by automatic milking systems. In Robotic Milking, Edited by H. Hogeveen and A. Meijring, Wageningen Pres, Wageningen, The Netherlands. pp. 132-142
  • Kadzere, C.T., M.R. Murphy, N. Silanikove, E. Maltz. (2002). Heat stress in lactating dairy cows: a review. Livestock Production Science, 77(1):59-91
  • Maltz, E., N. Livshin, S. Devir, D. Rosenfeld. (2002). Using On-line Data in Management of Milking Frequency and Concentrates Supplementation in the AMS Herd. The First North American Conference on Robotic Milking, Toronto, Canada, March 20-22, 2002:III 33-44.
  • Halachmi, I., Y. Edan, U. Moallem, E. Maltz (2004). Predicting feed intake of the individual dairy cow. J. of Dairy Sci. 87:2254-2267
  • Miron1, J., M. Nikbachat, A. Zenou, D. Ben-Ghedalia, R. Solomon, E. Shoshani, I. Halachmi, N. Livshin, A. Antler and E. Maltz (2004). Performance and feeding behavior of lactating cows upplemented via automatic feeders pellets containing soy hulls as barley replacement J. Dairy Sci. 87: 3808-3815.
  • Maltz, E., N. Livshin, A. Antler, I Brukental, A. Arieli (2005). Precision protein and energy feeding of dairy cows during transition time. In: Precision Livestock Farming '05. Ed. S. Cox. Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 219-226
  • Livshin, N., A. Antler, B. Zion, G. Stojanovski, G. Bunevski, and E. Maltz (2005). Lying behaviour of dairy cows under different housing systems and physiological conditions In: Precision Livestock Farming '05. Ed. S. Cox. Proc. Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 305-311
  • Leitner, G., S. Jacoby, E. Maltz, N.Silanikove, (2007). Casein hydrolyzate intrammary treatment improves the comfort behavior of cows induced into dry-off. Livestock Science, 110:292-297.
  • Maltz, E., A. Antler (2007). A practical way to detect approaching calving of the dairy cow by a behaviour sensor. Proc. Precision livestock farming '07, Edited by: S. Cox, Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 141-146
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