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Precision Livestock Farming: The Opportunities in Poultry Sector

Pramir Maharjan, Yi Liang
2020 Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology: A  
A real-time collection of environmental, behavioral and health data from bird grow-out facilities can be a strong tool for developing daily action plans for poultry management.  ...  Unlike other livestock farming, the attributes of poultry rearing such as a closed housing system and vertically integrated industry provides a greater opportunity for poultry sector to adopt technology-based  ...  Several other studies proposed the fully automated monitoring system for early detection of lameness [34] [35] [36] . Sensors have also been utilized for the early detection of viral disease states.  ... 
doi:10.17265/2161-6256/2020.02.001 fatcat:rimuxxi4ufgfxgxxio5izjrvw4

Systematic literature search from Do we automatically detect health- or general welfare-related issues? A framework

Joanna Stachowicz, Christina Umstätter
2021 figshare.com  
Table 1SP shows the list of the protocol of the systematic literature search and Table 2SP shows the studies, which have been used for synthesis  ...  analysis in two case studies.Accelerometer technology to perform precision feeding of pregnant sows and follow their health status.Development of sound-based poultry health monitoring tool for automated  ...  ., 2009 Livestock ScienceRecording the behaviour of grazing dairy cows to develop a sensor based health monitoring system.An experiment to determine the feasibility of automatically detecting hyperketonaemia  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14527773.v3 fatcat:r3jvqtlkircildipl6s6g63bte

Emerging Precision Management Methods in Poultry Sector

Katarzyna Olejnik, Ewa Popiela, Sebastian Opaliński
2022 Agriculture  
In addition, rising public concern about poultry breeding and welfare leads to developing solutions to increase the efficiency of control and monitoring in this animal production branch.  ...  In poultry production, we observe that birds' health and quality of poultry products depend significantly on good welfare conditions, affecting economic efficiency.  ...  [150] developed an automated system to detect potential respiratory diseases based on an algorithm that detects sneezing in the herd, recorded with a microphone placed in the box.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture12050718 fatcat:ex3p4l6uo5dstdkie3tdnio3q4

Digital Livestock Farming

Suresh Neethirajan, Bas Kemp
2021 Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research  
Analysis of pecking sounds can be used to monitor feed intake in chickens [12] and exploratory pecking in turkeys [49] . Sneeze detection can be used to monitor respiratory illness [50] .  ...  Facial detection technology is another growing area of interest in automated animal welfare monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbsr.2021.100408 fatcat:46wll2cqbbaxhibym7bqgmezf4

Exploring the Potential of Precision Livestock Farming Technologies to Help Address Farm Animal Welfare

Juliette Schillings, Richard Bennett, David Christian Rose
2021 Frontiers in Animal Science  
As a response to this challenge, Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) technologies are being developed to monitor animal health and welfare parameters in a continuous and automated way, offering the opportunity  ...  A variety of technologies are identified and classified according to their type [sensors, bolus, image or sound based, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)], their development stage, the species they  ...  We would also like to thank our colleague Zoe Barker from the University of Reading for helping with the classification and development stages.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fanim.2021.639678 fatcat:b3cmz46luzhczifiyavybrkcb4

Assessment of Laying Hens' Thermal Comfort Using Sound Technology

Xiaodong Du, Lenn Carpentier, Guanghui Teng, Mulin Liu, Chaoyuan Wang, Tomas Norton
2020 Sensors  
This work represents the first step towards the further development of technology to monitor flock vocalisations with the intent of providing producers an additional tool to help them actively manage the  ...  The detrimental effects of heat stress on poultry range from reduced growth and egg production to impaired health.  ...  Special thanks to Kaidong Lei and Kang Zhou for equipment installation and Wanping Zheng for proofreading the article. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20020473 pmid:31947639 pmcid:PMC7013866 fatcat:nqiwb6wz3vf67igw2hvfnyhbfe

Review: Precision livestock farming: building 'digital representations' to bring the animals closer to the farmer

T. Norton, C. Chen, M. L. V. Larsen, D. Berckmans
2019 Animal  
of some of the core concepts of PLF tool development and value discovery during PLF implementation.  ...  This review addresses the key technology-oriented approaches to monitor animals and demonstrates how image and sound analyses can be used to build 'digital representations' of animals by giving an overview  ...  Norton 0000-0002-0161-3189 Declaration of interest The authors declare no conflict of interest. Bringing the animals closer to the farmer  ... 
doi:10.1017/s175173111900199x pmid:31516101 fatcat:eqe73t63ezghrgdrk3xpmtktui

Estimating action plans for smart poultry houses [article]

Darlan Felipe Klotz and Richardson Ribeiro and Fabrício Enembreck and Gustavo Denardin and Marco Barbosa and Dalcimar Casanova and Marcelo Teixeira
2020 arXiv   pre-print
] for each poultry house.  ...  In poultry farming, the systematic choice, update, and implementation of periodic (t) action plans define the feed conversion rate (FCR[t]), which is an acceptable measure for successful production.  ...  For example, [34] develops a climate monitoring and management system for PHs using fuzzy logic.  ... 
arXiv:2008.07356v1 fatcat:ya7dgohcbnc45baatpbzzf2jya

Pathogens affecting beef [chapter]

2017 Ensuring safety and quality in the production of beef Volume 1  
Acknowledgements xiii Acknowledgements We wish to acknowledge the following for their help in reviewing particular chapters: -  ...  for process monitoring and public health reasons.  ...  For polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based methods, selection of appropriate target sequences for specific detection of pathogens is important.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781351114226-6 fatcat:3fz7t3erafdnhf4tzmrbesqnfy

Effect Inoculant Mixed Culture On Theobromine Cocoa Pod Silage (Page 226-229)

Muhammad Askari Zakariah, M Zakariah
2017 Zenodo  
Each treatment was replicated 3 times, and then was fermented for 21 days. Variables observed were theobromine concentration.  ...  Content of theobromine of cocoa pod freshly was 161.28 ppm.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Olle Antson (EARIB) and Inno Maasikas (ELPR) for data inquiry. This project was funded by the Estonian University of Life Sciences Strategic Development Fund.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1434030 fatcat:fp5ohjyhgvf7rpfnubs7wlapie

Proceedings_of_Measuring_Behavior_2014.pdf [article]

Andrew Spink, Egon Van Den Broek, Leanne Loijens, Marta Woloszynowska-Fraser, Lucas P. J. J. Noldus
2020 Figshare  
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research  ...  This study is the first step towards using sound analysis as a tool for dairy cattle management.  ...  Welfare, health and growth of young cattle is strongly influenced by stress [2, 4]. With the use of sound detectors, management of these problems will become more easy.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.11708187 fatcat:62o74kbgczf2tp2dk64jeszxr4

Innovative Approaches to Improve Public Health Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Findings From the Sixth Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network Regional Conference

Bashiruddin Noormal, Elmuez Eltayeb, Mohannad Al Nsour, Ezzeddine Mohsni, Yousef Khader, Mark Salter, Scott McNabb, Dionisio Herrera Guibert, Salman Rawaf, Amrish Baidjoe, Aamer Ikram, Christophe Longuet (+8 others)
2019 JMIR Public Health and Surveillance  
Sound preventive measures should be established, and decisions based on global estimates may enhance redirecting health policies.  ...  Methodology DHIS-2 tool was initially piloted in Lebanon in 2014 for school-based surveillance.  ...  Surveillance System Purpose To detect unusual cases, clusters or outbreaks for action.  ... 
doi:10.2196/11382 fatcat:vyftydl7nvhxvp5je3l4fiy6fq

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) on a request from the Commission related to welfare aspects of the main systems of stunning and killing the main commercial species of animals

2004 EFSA Journal  
For automated applications the animal has to be restrained. There is still a lack of knowledge about mechanisms of brain function during application of electrical currents to the head.  ...  It requires high standards of technical equipment and skilled people to perform and monitor the stun and a system to record the stunning details such as voltage, current and frequency of the current for  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This scientific report has been drafted by a working group established by the EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare: Dr. Harry J. Blokhuis (chairman)  ... 
doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2004.45 fatcat:3koc65p5nrdznhdxkiavcsnubq

Towards a Sustainable Meat Production with Precision Livestock Farming

Tom Hertem, Simon Lague, Luc Rooijakkers, Erik Vranken
2016 Proceedings in System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks   unpublished
This phase comprises an implementation of PLF tools, where the basic inputs are measured and monitored in function of time.  ...  The continuous automated monitoring of varying needs of individual living farm animals at every moment and anywhere is called Precision Livestock Farming (PLF).  ...  The Pig Cough Monitor™ (PCM) was developed by Soundtalks®, and validated as a tool for automated pig cough detection in a pig house by Guarino et al. (2008) and Hemeryck et al. (2015) .  ... 
fatcat:upxqllwh4zb53jyx6bxmw5segq

Respiratory Infections in the U.S. Military: Recent Experience and Control

Jose L. Sanchez, Michael J. Cooper, Christopher A. Myers, James F. Cummings, Kelly G. Vest, Kevin L. Russell, Joyce L. Sanchez, Michelle J. Hiser, Charlotte A. Gaydos
2015 Clinical Microbiology Reviews  
The development of diagnostic tools that take advantage of molecular amplification of the M. tuberculosis genome has provided important new tools for global TB control.  ...  The U.S. military has been an active participant in the development of PCR-based platforms for the detection of influenza virus and other respiratory pathogens in the past decade.  ...  She is a Principal Investigator of an NIH Center grant to develop point-of-care tests for STIs.  ... 
doi:10.1128/cmr.00039-14 pmid:26085551 pmcid:PMC4475643 fatcat:px6ig26b3feube2ndhddlft7re
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