MORITA Shigeru


MORITA Shigeru

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Name
MORITA Shigeru
Affiliation
Rakuno Gakuen University
Section
Faculty of Dairy Science Department of Dairy Science
Job title
Professor
Degree
Master of Science(Hokkaido University), Doctor(Hokkaido University)
ORCID ID
0000-0001-6620-2068

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2004
 - 
Today
Professor, Rakuno Gakuen University
 
Jan 1994
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Dec 1994
IMAG-DLO
 
Apr 1995
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Mar 2004
Associate Professor, Rakuno Gakuen University
 
Apr 1985
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Mar 1989
Assistant, Rakuno Gakuen University
 

Education

 
 
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1985
Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
 
 
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1983
Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
 

Published Papers

 
The difference of production and utilization of two automatic milking machines for one group of cows kept in free cow traffic barns
MORITA, Shigeru, Yuki SUTO, Encheng LIU
Journal of Rakuno Gakue University   44(1) 103-106   Oct 2019
The relationship between the concentrate of free fatty acid in bulk tank milk and milking traits in a commercial dairy farm that uses an automatic milking system
MORITA Shigeru, Megumi Hiramatsu, Fuko Oka, Tomohiro Mitani, Yasutaka Kumano, Eijiro Koita, Naoko Iida
Animal Behaviour and Management   55(1) 1-7   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Izumi K1, Tamura T1, Fujii R1, Nakatsuji H1, Morita S1.
Journal: Animal Science Journal   90(2) 205-213   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
On-farm assessment of welfare in Japanese dairy farms with different milking system
MORITA Shigeru, Shimizu Kazuteru, Saito Takashi, Esaki Yuta, Kato Hiromi
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   43(1) 1-4   Oct 2018
Changes in the health condition of livestock with reduction of dairy frm workers
Hiromi Kato, Kohei Kaichi, MORITA Shigeru
J.Rakuno Gakuen Univ.,   43(1) 5-11   Oct 2018
The effects of extending the minimum milking interval time on milk production and milking traits in a high performance dairy farm that use an automatic milking system
MORITA Shigeru, Keiji Takahashi, Tomohiro Mitani, Yasutaka Kumano, Eijiro Koita, Naoko Iida
Hokkaido Journal of Livestock and Grassland Science   6 35-39   Mar 2018
Uetake K, Morita S, Sakagami N, Yamamoto K, Hashimura S, Tanaka T
Animal science journal = Nihon chikusan Gakkaiho   89(2) 494-497   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Shigeru MORITA, Shinji HOSHIBA, Michio KOMIYA, Keiji TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi YAMADA, Hiroki NAKATSUJI, Kenichi IZUMI
Animal Behaviour and Management   53(3) 91-97   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
The objective of the present study was to understand the visiting pattern of individual cows to the milking unit in an automatic milking system with free cow traffic, and to examine the relationship between the visiting pattern and regularity of m...
The economy balance of the breeding farm of Japanese Black cattle from the aspects of the reproduction performance and the growth result of calves
Masataka Morimoto, Shigeru Morita
Research of One Health   June 1-10   Jun 2017
Reduction of purification load at milking centers by separating platform-washing water and milkline pre-washing water from milking center effluent
Kawai, Saori, Kenji Nekomoto, Shinji Hoshiba, Shigeru Morita
Journal of Animal Production Environment Science   16(1) 34-41   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Low-cost treatment of wastewater from milking centers: Pollutant load reduction using overflow-type sedimentation tanks
Nekomoto,Kenji, Saori Kawai, Shinji Hoshiba, Taizo Uchida, Shigeru Morita
Journal of Animal Production Environment Science   16(1) 42-49   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Current states of milk production in dairy farms that use automatic milking system in Japan
MORITA Shigeru, Narumi Tomita, Mana Kato, Tomonari Okuaki, Michio Komiya, Keiji Takahashi, Shinji Hoshiba
Hokkaido Journal of Livestock and Grassland Science   5 51-55   Mar 2017
MORITA Shigeru, Yuuki Yamane, Shinji Hoshiba, Hiroki Nakatsuji, Ikuo Osaka, Tamako Tanigawa
Research of One Health   2016/DEC 1-6   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Shigeru MORITA, Narumi TOMITA, Takahisa NODAGASHIRA, Mana KATO, Shinji HOSHIBA, Michio KOMIYA, Keiji TAKAHASHI
Animal Behaviour and Management   52(3) 145-152   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
MORITA Shigeru, KAWAMATA Tomoyo, OMORI Momiji, HOSHIBA Shinji
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   40(2) 97-101   Mar 2016
Ethology for sustainable society      Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Morita, Shigeru, Marina Nakaya, Shinji Hoshiba
Hokkaido journal of livestock and grassland science   3 37-44   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
KAWAI Saori, NEKOMOTO Kenji, HOSHIBA Shinji, MORITA Sigeru
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   86(4) 497-504   2015   [Refereed]
Milking centers at dairy farms generate wastewater through the washing of milking units, milk line and bulk cooler. High-performance treatment systems for water purification, such as activated sludge systems, have been used at some large-scale da...
Effects of Oxygen Supply, Temperature, and pH on Desulfurization using Digested Slurry
Suzuki,Takashi, Shinji Hoshiba, Hitoshi Ogawa, Hiroshi Takasaki, Eiryu Okamoto, Shigeru Morita
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan   45(4) 148-154   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Okada K, Sato I, Deguchi Y, Morita S, Yasue T, Yayota M, Takeda K, Sato S
Animal science journal = Nihon chikusan Gakkaiho   84(12) 798-801   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
The change of horn size of calves with age
MORITA Shigeru
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   37(1) 1-4   Oct 2012
Required size of a constructed wetland for the treatment of effluent from milking centers in the subarctic region
Saori LAWAI, Kenji NEKOMOTO, Shinji HOSHIBA, Taizo UCHIDA, Koki TAKAHASHI, Shigeru MORITA
Animal Production Environment Science   11(1) 57-66   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Capability and design specification in desulfurization system of biogas plant using dairy manure
Suzuki,Takashi, Shinji Hoshiba, Hitoshi Ogawa, Hiroshi Takasaki, Eiryu Okamoto, Tooru Amano, Shigeru Morita
J. Agricultural Structure   43(1,2) 1-7   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Dairy cow cleanliness and lying posture of cows kept in tie-stall barn
MORITA Shigeru, Fumiya Amari, Shinji Hoshiba
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   36(2) 229-232   Apr 2012
NEKOMOTO Kenji, HOSHIBA Shinji, TAKAHASHI Koki, UCHIDA Taizo, KAWAI Saori, ISHIKAWA Shiho, MORITA Shigeru
42(4) 188-192   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Effects of different gas utilization methods on energy balance during biogas plant operation
Nakayama Hiroyuki, Shinji Hoshiba, Testsuya Ishida, Mitsuhiro Yokohama, Toshiyuki Imai, Tatsuo Hishinuma, Shigeru Morita
Journal of the society of agricultural structures, Japan   42(3) 109-118   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
MORITA Shigeru, AOI Shinichirou, AKITA Ayumi, HOSHIBA Shinji
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   35(1) 27-32   Oct 2010
MORITA Shigeru, Taihei Shimada, Youhei Matsuoka, Shinji Hoshiba
Animal Behaviour and Management   44(3) 220-227   Sep 2008   [Refereed]
Suzuki T, Hoshiba S, Ogawa H, Takazaki H, Okamoto E, Amano T, Yoshida H, Morita S.
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture   48(1-2)    2008   [Refereed]
Takahashi K, Nekomoto K, Hoshiba S, Uchida T, Takai F, Noda T, Osada T, Morioka R, Morita S.
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture   48(1-2)    2008   [Refereed]
Yoshida H, Hoshiba S, Nekomoto K, Sawamoto T, Osada T, Maeda K, Suzuki T, Ogawa H, Takazaki H, Morita S.
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture   48(1-2)    2008   [Refereed]
Katsuji UETAKE, Sayaka KANEKO, Shigeru MORITA, Yuki YUASA, Shinji HOSHIBA, Toshio TANAKA
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   78(3) 325-330   2007   [Refereed]
HISHINUMA T., HOSHIBA S., KATO H., MORITA S., IKEGUCHI A.
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan. Nogyo shisetsu   37(3) 145-152   Dec 2006
Ishikawa S, Hoshiba S, Hinata T, Hishinuma T, Morita S.
International Congress Series   1293 230-233   2006   [Refereed]
ISHIKAWA Shiho, HOSHIBA Shinji, ISHIDA Tetsuya, HINATA Takahisa, HISHINUMA Tatsuo, HAGAWA Tomio, TATEYAMA Tomeo, TAKEUCHI Yoshiteru, MORITA Shigeru
Japanese Journal of Farm Management   43(1) 194-199   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Kawamura S, Kawasaki M, Morita S, Komiya M, Itoh K.
ASAE Annual International Meeting 2004   4469-4479   Dec 2004   [Refereed]
We constructed an on-line near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopic sensing system on an experimental basis. The sensing system enables NIR spectra of unhomogenized milk to be obtained in automatic milking systems over a wavelength range of 600 nm to 1050...
KAWAKAMI Hiromi, HOSHIBA Shinji, NODA Naoyuki, MORITA Shigeru, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan. Nogyo shisetsu   35(2) 103-111   Sep 2004
MORITA Shigeru, KAGEYAMA Arina, MURAKAMI Ayano, ARUGA Satoru, HOSHIBA Shinji
Japanese journal of livestock management   40(2) 109-114   Sep 2004
Allowing dairy cattle adequate opportunities to lie down, rest and stand up (stall condition) is important for production as well as the cow's comfort and welfare. This study was conducted to compare the time spent on the forced standing up activi...
Sekine J, Kamel H.E.M, Hishinuma M, Nasir A, El-Seed M.A.F, Morita S, Hanada M, Kondo S.
Archiv fur Tierzucht   47(4) 325-335   Sep 2004   [Refereed]
To evaluate the effect of dietary protein of diverse rumen degradability on the efficiency of metabolizable energy (ME) utilization by calves at the growth and maintenance levels of feeding. A total of 54 energy balance trials were conducted using...
Shuso Kawamura, Masataka Kawasaki, Shigeru Morita, Michio Komiya, Kazuhiko Itoh
   2004   [Refereed]
KOMIYA Michio, KAWAKAMI Katsumi, MORITA Shigeru, MATSUDA Kiyoaki, SATOW Tadatoshi
Japanese Journal of Farm Work Research   39(4) 197-204   2004   [Refereed]
This study reported the mathematical model in calculating the milking efficiency of the automatic milking system (with a theoretical number of milking cows) so that the automatic milking system can be used more effectively. The milking operation t...
KAWAKAMI Hiromi, HOSHIBA Shinji, MORITA Shigeru, NODA Tetsuji, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan. Nogyo shisetsu   34(3) 221-230   Dec 2003
TOKIDA Masahiko, MORITA Shigeru, KOMIYA Michio, KlDA Tamaki
Japanese journal of livestock management   39(2) 89-93   Oct 2003
This paper aims at clarifying the practical use of automatic milking system (AM-system) in Japan, and finding the various problems farmers face when transferring from ordinary milking systems. AM-systems in Japan are not popular and are slowly pen...
NEKOMOTO Kenji, HOSHIBA Shinji, KAWAKAMI Hiromi, MORITA Shigeru, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan. Nogyo shisetsu   34(2) 143-149   Sep 2003
TAKAI H., MORITA S., HOSHIBA S.
農業施設   34(2) 113-126   Sep 2003   [Refereed]
Uetake K, Morita S, Kobayashi Y, Hoshiba S, Tanaka T.
Animal Science Journal   74(1) 73-78   2003   [Refereed]
KAWAKAMI Hiromi, HOSHIBA Shinji, MORITA Shigeru, NODA Tetsuji, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan   34(3) 221-230   2003   [Refereed]
The evaluation of dairy production systems have been made mainly from farm economy only. This attitude have caused various environmental problems such as lowering self-sufficiency rate and high input fossil energy in dairy farming area.<br>In this...
NEKOMOTO Kenji, HOSHIBA Shinji, TAMURA Yuko, KAWAKAMI Hiromi, MATSUMOTO Koji, MORITA Shigeru
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan   34(3) 193-198   2003   [Refereed]
Recent years most of the dairy farms have specialized in dairy production only and have been increasing in number of cows per farm to improve their productive efficiency for increasing their profit. However, this often causes the environmental pro...
NEKOMOTO Kenji, HOSHIBA Shinji, KAWAKAMI Hiromi, MORITA Shigeru, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan   34(2) 143-149   2003   [Refereed]
Recently, various manure handling systems have been introduced into the dairy farming systems to reduce the pollution caused by livestock waste. However, the nitrogen load such as ammonia emission or the fossil energy consumption by the manure tre...
TAKAI H., MORITA S., HOSHIBA S.
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan   34(2) 113-126   2003   [Refereed]
This paper describes the results from a one-year field survey at a dairy farm. The aim of the study has been to explore the relationship between thermal and aerial environment (i. e. weather conditions, thermal environment and air quality in barn)...
Katsuji UETAKE, Shieru MORITA, Shinji HOSHIBA, Toshio TANAKA
Animal Science Journal   73(4) 279-285   Aug 2002   [Refereed]
NEKOMOTO Kenji, HOSHIBA Shinji, KAWAKAMI Hiromi, MORITA Shigeru, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan   33(1) 21-26   Jun 2002
HISHINUMA Tatsuo, HOSHIBA Shinji, MORITA Shigeru, TSUKADA Yoshihisa, AMANO Toru
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan. Nogyo shisetsu   33(1) 45-52   Jun 2002
NEKOMOTO Kenji, HOSHIBA Shinji, KAWAKAMI Hiromi, MORITA Shigeru, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the Society of Agricultural Structures, Japan   33(1) 21-26   2002   [Refereed]
Most of the dairy farming systems have mainly been evaluated by the economical efficiency. Therefore dairy farmers have tried to improve their productive efficiency for increasing their profit only. Although the profit has been remarkably increase...
MORITA S., NIRASAWA E., SUGITA S., HOSHIBA S., KOMIYA M., HIRAYAMA H., TOKIDA M., UETAKE K.
Japanese journal of livestock management   37(2) 75-80   Jul 2001
The objectives of the study were to examine a stockperson's routine procedure in a free-stall barn with an automatic milking-feeding system. The procedure for feeding in the automatic system was extremely shorter than that in the parlor system due...
MORITA Shigeru, SUGITA Shinji, YAGUCHI Takane, HOSHIBA Shinji
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   24(1) 81-87   Oct 1999
KAWAKAMI Hiromi, HOSHIBA Shinji, YOSHINO Yoshihiko, ISHIZAWA Motokatsu, MORITA Shigeru, KOSAKA Shinichi, IKEGUCHI Atsuo
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   22(1) 159-163   Oct 1997
Morita,S., S.Nishino, S.Hoshiba, A.H.Ipema, J.H.M.Metz
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   21(1) 115-122   Oct 1996
S. Morita, S. Devir, C.C. Ketelaar-De Lauwere, A.C. Smits, H. Hogeveen, J.H.M. Metz
Journal of Dairy Science   79(9) 1572   Sep 1996   [Refereed]
MORITA Shigeru, IPEMA Albertus H, METZ Jos HM
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   67(5) 439-444   May 1996
It is the object of this experiment to clarify the effects of the eating sequence of concentrate and roughage on the roughage meal characteristics. This information is useful in designing the layout of free-stall barns with a traffic control syste...
MORITA Shigeru, NISHINO Susumu
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   20(2) 175-179   Feb 1996
MORITA Shigeru, NISHINO Susumu
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   18(1) 13-20   Oct 1993
MORITA Shigeru, AMEMIYA Masakazu, NISHINO Susumu
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   14(1) 63-70   Oct 1989
J. Sekine, R. Oura, S. Morita, T. Morooka, Y. Asahida
Animal Production   48(01) 75-79   Feb 1989   [Refereed]
SEKINE Junjiro, MORITA Shigeru, MOROOKA Toshio, KONDO Seiji, OKUBO Masahiko, ASAHIDA Yasushi
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   57(2) 126-130   1986   [Refereed]
To study the efficiency of energy utilization by growing calves on realimentation after fasting, two energy balance trials were conducted at a feeding level of 70g dry-matter/kg0.75/day using eight Holstein castrated male calves, The fi...
Junjiro SEKINE, Shigeru MORITA, Masaaki HANADA, Toshio MOROOKA, Seiji KONDO, Masahiko OKUBO, Yasushi ASAHIDA
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   57(6) 542   1986   [Refereed]
SEKINE Junjiro, MORITA Shigeru, HANADA Masaaki, MOROOKA Toshio, KONDO Seiji, OKUBO Masahiko, ASAHIDA Yasushi
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   57(6) 485-490   1986   [Refereed]
Energy values of lst cut or 2nd cut orchardgrass hay and a mixed ration of the hay and concentrates were evaluated using growing 6-month-old calves, and were assessed in consideration of the average value presented in the tables of feed compositio...
SEKINE Junjiro, MORITA Shigeru, MOROOKA Toshio, KONDO Seri, OKUBO Masahiko, ASAHIDA Yasushi
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   56(10) 787-791   1985   [Refereed]
Fasting heat production of calves fasted for 4 days was measured using 10 Holstein castrated male calves at 4 and 6 months of age after 3-week-feeding at maintenance level. Compositions of ruminal gas phase were also determined at 24, 44, 48, 68 a...

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The effect of the pushing up operation system on the form of the ration on the trough in a free-stall barn
Nakaya, M., S.Morita, M.Kamiya, Y.Koide, R.Ogata, S.Hoshiba, S.Tani
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   35(2) 63-68   2011
森田 茂, 中屋 まりな, 干場 信司
Animal behaviour and management   46(2) 77-79   Jun 2010   [Invited]
The change of the height of residual ration on trough in a free-stall barn
Shigeru MORITA, Taihei SHIMADA, Yohei MATSUOKA, Junpei KONDO, Shinji HOSHIBA
Proceedings of the 43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology      2009
The changes of the height of the residual ration on trough in free-stall barn
MORITA, S., J.KONDO, S.HOSHIBA
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   34(1) 7-13   2009
Masataka Kawasaki, Shuso Kawamura, Maki Tsukahara, Shigeru Morita, Michio Komiya, Motoyasu Natsuga
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture   63 22-27   Aug 2008
A near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopic sensing system was constructed on an experimental basis. This system enabled NIR spectra of raw milk to be obtained in an automatic milking system (milking robot system) over a wavelength range of 600-1050 nm. C...
K. Takahashi, K. Nekomoto, S. Hoshiba, T. Uchida, F. Takai, T. Noda, T. Osada, R. Morioka, S. Morita
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture   48    Jan 2008
The final goal of this study is to develop the purification system by combing the series of three settling tanks and the artificial marsh. The artificial marsh was composed of Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. When the precondition is satisfied th...
T. Suzuki, S. Hoshiba, H. Ogawa, H. Takazaki, E. Okamoto, T. Amano, H. Yoshida, S. Morita
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture   48    Jan 2008
Using the biogas obtained from livestock manure is effective to reduce greenhouse gas emission. However, in order to use it safely and effectively, it is necessary to remove hydrogen sulphide from it. The objective of this study is to determine th...
H. Yoshida, S. Hoshiba, K. Nekomoto, T. Sawamoto, T. Osada, K. Maeda, T. Suzuki, H. Ogawa, H. Takazaki, S. Morita
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture   48    Jan 2008
The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between degree of air tightness of digested slurry storage and greenhouse gas emission from the surface. Headspace of model digested slurry storage tank was ventilated at fixed ventilation...
Diurnal changes of mixed ration form with eating activity of cows in free stall barn
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   32(2) 155-160.   2008
Assessment of floor mats in Tie-stalls on dairy cow comfort by analyzing inpact force on floor mats, behavioral indicator of standing up and lying down, and time spent standing up by compulsion
Yamaguchi, E., K.Ikuta, M.Kokamo, E.Hakozaki, S.Morita
Bull. Hyogo Pre.Tech.Cent.Agri.Forest.Fish. (animal husbandry)   43 16-19   2007
Lying behavior of cows in a three-row free-stall barn with an automatic milking system
Morita,S., S.Hayakawa, A.Kageyama, M.Takeuchi, T.Haruta, T.Shimada, S.Hoshiba
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen Univ.,   31(2) 301-306   2007
Changes of mixed ration form with the eating activity of cows
Shimada, T., S.Morita, S.Hoshiba
J.Rakuno Gakuen Univ.,   32(1) 1-6   2007
K. Nekomoto, S. Hoshiba, Y. Tamura, H. Kato (Kawakami), T. Uchida, K. Matsumoto, S. Morita
International Congress Series   1293 272-275   Jul 2006
The problematic of nitrogen surplus in mixed production areas might be reduced by exchanging nitrogen-containing material between dairy farms and arable crop farms, e.g. livestock manure and wheat straw as bedding material, respectively, or by tem...
The cattle reactions to human in a commercial beef farm
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   30(2) 245-249   2006
The effect of amount of sawdust on the impact force of the stall measured with a new test apparatus
Michiko TAKEUCHI, Shigeru MORITA, Keiji TAKAHASHI, Shinji HOSHIBA, Teepei HARUTA, Taihei SHIMADA
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   30(2) 239-244   2006
The utilization of two milking robots for one group of cows kept in a loose barn
TOKIDA, M., S.MORITA, Y.WADA
Animal behaviour and Management   41(2) 113-121   2005
The effect of using the briscket board on the position and angle of lying cows in a free stall barn
TAKEUCHI, M., S.MORITA, S.HOSHIBA, A.KAGEYAMA, A.MURAKAMI, T.HARUTA, Y.NAKANISHI, T.SHIMADA
47 41-45   2005
The assistance to train the cows after the transfer cows to automatic milking system
MORITA, S., K.MURATA, A.KAGEYAMA, K.IZUMI, M.KOMIYA, S.HOSHIBA
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   30(1) 111-114   2005
Effect of introducing cows to automatic milking system on the frequency of fetching cows for milking of an automatic milking machine
MORITA,S., M.KOMIYA, K.IZUMI, M.NAKAJIMA, A.KAGEYAMA, T.KAWAGISHI, K.OIKAWA, T.NAGASE, S.HOSHIBA
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   29(2) 161-164   2005
Staying position of fetched coes in automatic milking system
J.Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   28(2)(217-220)    2004
The difference between the setting and the actual milking times and the visting frequency of cows to the automatic milking system
J. Hokkaido Animal Science and Agriculture society   46(53-57)    2004
Jpn.J.Livest.Management   40(2)(109-114)    2004
Changes of personality traits with weeks of age in calves.
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   29(1) 39-43.   2004
The locomotion activity of dairy cows in the passage of the milking parlor
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   29(1) 45-48.   2004
The lying posture and position of cows in stalls in free-stall housing
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   29(1) 33-37.   2004
Jpn.J.Livest.Management   39(2)(89-93)    2003
The effect of cow traffic of free-stall housing with an automatic milking system on eating behavior of milking cows
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   28(1)(67-72)    2003
Consideration to the analysis of automatic milking system data
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   26(2)(265-269)    2002
Effect of feeding space allowance for cows on meal length in free-stall barn
Morita,S., S.Sugita, T.Kobari, S.Hoshiba
J.Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   26(2) 271-276   2002
Use of Toy Dogs for Enhancement of Initiative and Rehabilitation of Nursing Home Elders
Annual report of gerontological research   17 213-221   2001
Enhancement of initiative of nursing home elders by temptation to give food with commands to dogs
17th World Congress of Gerontology, Abstract   80   2001
Evaluation of Routine Rearing Work for Human-Animal Interactions in Commercial Dairy Farm
Morita,S., K.Uetake, S.Shimizu, K.Yayou, S.Kume, T.Tanaka, S.Hoshiba
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   25(2)(263-269)    2001
Three methods of exhibiting toy dogs in a specialized nursing home
J. Rakuno. Gakuen Univ.   26(1)(23-30)    2001
Changes of the utilization of trough, stall and automatic milking machine after the transfer cows to automatic milking system
J. Rakuno. Gakuen Univ.   26(1)(57-61)    2001
Udder shape and teat location of dairy cows examined for suitability to automatic milking system
J.Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   26(1)(71-78)    2001
Effects of Visiting Puppies on the Quality of Life of Elderly Residents in a Specialized Nursing Home
Annual Report of Gerontological Research   16 125-135   2000
Cow behavior and working time of a stockperson in a free-stall barn with an automatic milking-feeding system
Robotic Milking   188   2000
Effects exhibiting puppies in an acrylic pen in a nursing home and evaluation of reactions of the elderly residents
Proceedings of the 34th international congress of the International society of Animal Etholoigy   176   2000
The effects of visiting puppies on elderly residents and volunteers in a specialized nursing Home
15 107-120   1999
The effects of the density of cows in free-stall housing on duration of the lying periods
Sugita,S., S.Morita, T.Kobari, S.Hoshiba
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   24(1) 39-43   1999
Morita, S., S.Sugita, M.Yamamoto, S.Hoshiba, T.Uemura
Animal Science Journal   70(6) 542-546   1999
The effects of feeding space allowance for cows on eating behavior characteristics in free-stall housing
Proceedings of 33rd International Congress of International Society for Applied Ethology   128   1999
The effects of the density of cows in free-stall housing on stall utilization and lying behavior
Proceedings of 33rd International Congress of International Society for Applied Ethology   129   1999
Effects of environmental enrichment and space allownce on agonistic behavior in growing pigs
Morita,S., T.Osue, S.Hoshiba, M.Ueno
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   23(1) 43-45   1998
Behavioral Investigated in calves waitimg for automatic milk replacer feeding system
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   23(1) 23-27   1998
Individual eating activity of roughage and selection of eating position in steers.
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   22(1) 123-127   1997
Effects of feeding frequency on eating behavior patterns and amount of intake of hay in steers
Morita,S., S.Nishino
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   20(2) 175-179   1996
MORITA Shigeru, NISHINO Susumu
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   20(1) 43-48   Oct 1995
Morita,S., S.Devir, C.C.Ketelaar-de Lauwere, A.C.Smits, H.Hogeveen, J.H.M.Metz
J. Dairy Sci.   79(9) 1572-1580   1996
Morita,S.
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   19(1) 47-110   Oct 1994
Effects of amount of concentrate offering its timing on characteristics of hay eating activity in steers
Morita,S., S.Nishino
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   20(1) 43-48   1995
Effect of interval time between concentrate and hay offering on intake and eating behavior of hay in Holstein steers
Animal Science and Agriculture Hokkaido   36 71-75   1994
Morita,S., S.Nishino
Anim. Sci. Technol. (Jpn. )   65(10) 961-967   1994
Morita,S., S.Nishino
J. Rakuno Gakuen Univ.   17(1) 17-23   Oct 1992
Morita,S., S.Nishino
Journal of Rakuno Gakuen University   16(1) 21-25   Oct 1991
Effect of mixing diets and sequence of feeding on the amount of intake, time spent eating and changes of eating behavior with time after feeding in steers
Morita,S., S.Nishino
J. Rakuno Gakauen Univ.   18(1-2) 13-20   1992
Morita,S, M.Hirano, S.Nishino
Japanese Journal of Livestock Management   26(3) 75-81   1991
MORITA Sigeru, ISHIMURA Yukihiro, NISHINO Susumu
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   12(2) 425-434   Feb 1988
NISHINO Susumu, MORITA Sigeru, KONDO Seiji
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   12(2) 413-424   Feb 1988
MORITA Shigeru, NISHINO Susumu
Journal of the College of Dairying. Natural science   11(2) 411-417   Oct 1986

Books etc

 
Ethograms of Animal in Captivity
MORITA Shigeru (Part:Joint Work)
Sep 2011   
Robotic milking
MORITA Shigeru (Part:Supervisor)
Sep 2009   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"Autoamtion", "Precision" and "Welfare" for efficient dairy production [Invited]
MORITA Shigeru
Joint Symposium of Dairy Nutrition and Physiolog   18 Mar 2019   
On-farm assessment of animal welfare in Japanese dairy farms using established standards
MORITA Shigeru, K.Shimizu, T.Saito, Y.Esaki, H.Kato
Animal welfare across borders   25 Oct 2018   
The entry pattern of cows to the milking unit in an automatic milking system with free cow traffic
Shigeru Morita, Hiroshi Yamada, Shinji Hoshiba, Michio Komiya and Keiji Takahashi
日本動物心理学会 第76回大会   24 Nov 2016   
The visiting pattern of cows to the milking unit in an automatic milking system with different cow traffic system
Shigeru MORITA, Narumi TOMITA, Takahisa NODAGASHIRA, Mana KATO, Shinji HOSHIBA, Michio KOMIYA, Keiji TAKAHASHI
AAAP2016   23 Aug 2016   
The visiting pattern of cows to the milking unit in an automatic milking system with free cow traffic
Morita, Shigeru, Narumi Tomita, Takahisa Nodagashira, Mana Kato, Shinji Hoshiba, Michio Komiya, Keiji Takahashi
50th ISAE2016   Jul 2016   
The frequency of visit to an automatic milking unit by cows kept in a free traffic barn in Japan
Morita, S., Tomita, N., Nodagashira, T., Kato, M., Hoshiba, S., Komiya, M., Takahashi, K
1st International Conference on Precision Dairy Farming   Jun 2016   
The effects of parity on the eating behavior and feed intake of milking cows kept in a free-stall barn
Morita, Shigeru, Yuuki Yamane, Shinji Hoshiba, Ikuo Osaka, Tamako Tanigawa
ISAE2015   15 Sep 2015   
Effects of the short-term stress on hair cortisol concentrations in calves
Hideaki Hayashi, Chigusa Arai, Yurie Ikeuchi, Subaru Fukushi,Shigeru Morita andShinji Hoshiba
ISAE2015   15 Sep 2015   
Cow behavior and management studies on dairy farm [Invited]
MORITA Shigeru
WCAP2013   15 Oct 2013   
The Change of the Height of the Ration on Trough in a Free-Stall Barn
Shigeru Morita, Taihei Shimada, Marina Nakaya, Shinji Hoshiba and Seiichi Tani
Precision Dairy Management 2010   Mar 2010   
The Effect of the Use for an Automatic Pushing Up Machine on the Form of the Residual Ration in Trough in a Free-Stall Barn
The 14th AAAP Animal Science Congress   2010   
Tail movement of lying down cows kept in a free-stall barn
The 14th AAAP Animal Science Congress   2010   
The change of the height of residual ration on trough in a free-stall barn
43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology   2009   
Changes of ration form with the eating activity of cows
The 41st International Congress of the ISAE   2007   
Factors influencing resting behavior in free stalls
The 41st International Congress of the ISAE   2007   
Influence of brisket board and position ofthe neck rail on lying in dairy cows
Takeuchi Michiko, Shigeru Morita, Shinji Hoshiba, Arina Kageyama, Teppei Haruta, Taihei Shimada
ISAE2005   30 Aug 2005   
BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES OF COWS UNDER DIFFERENT TYPES OF COW TRAFFIC IN AN AUTOMATIC MILKING SYSTEM
Shigeru Morita, Arina Kageyama, Michio Komiya, Takeuchi Michiko, Teppei Haruta, Shinji Hoshiba
ISAE2005   25 Aug 2005   
The performance of two milking robots for one group of cows kept in a loose barn
Tokida Masahiko, Shigeru Morita, Yasuharu Wada
ISAE2005   25 Aug 2005   
Optimization of Feed Speed in Automatic Milking System
Automatic Milking   2004   
A study of practical use of automatic milking system in Japan
Automatic Milking   2004   
The difference between the setting and the actual milking time in an automatic milking system
Automatic Milking   2004   
Eating and resting behavior of cows in bedded pack type loose housing with an automatic milking system
Automatic Milking   2004   
On-line Near Infrared Spectroscopic Sensing Techniques for Assessing Milk Quality in Automatic Milking Systems
ASAE/CSAE 2004   2004   
Mathematical Simulation of Milking Capasity in Automatic Milking System
Robotic Milking   2002   
The difference of milking times between setting and actual in automatic milking system
Robotic Milking   2002   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Cattle behavior and housing design
The Other Research Programs