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New PLF patent

New PLF patent

New PLF patent: System and Method for Real-Time Imaging of Body Composition Traits of Food Animals. DE Wilson, VR Amin – US Patent 20,170,354,123, 2017. A system and method for scanning a pig (or other food animal) to determine body composition and quality data in real time while the pig (or food animal) is suspended […]

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New PLF publication by Hebei Agricultural University

New PLF publication by Hebei Agricultural University

New PLF publication by Hebei Agricultural University (China): Intelligent Monitoring System Based on Internet of Things J Tang, T Dong, L Li, L Shao – Wireless Personal Communications, 2018 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11277-017-5209-9 Abstract In order to better apply the intelligent environment quality monitoring system based on Internet of things to indoor environment monitoring, sensor technology, computer technology, […]

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New PLF publication by Georg-August Universit

New PLF publication by Georg-August Universit

New PLF publication by Georg-August Universit (Germany: Using Acceleration Data to Automatically Detect the Onset of Farrowing in Sows, I Traulsen, C Scheel, W Auer, O Burfeind, J Krieter – Sensors, 2018 Abstract The aim of the present study was to automatically predict the onset of farrowing in crate-confined sows. (1) Background: Automatic tools are […]

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A review on the use of electric devices to modify animal behaviour and the impact on animal welfare

A review on the use of electric devices to modify animal behaviour and the impact on animal welfare

Opinion of the Panel on Animal health and welfare of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment: A review on the use of electric devices to modify animal behaviour and the impact on animal welfare.  https://brage.bibsys.no/xmlui/bitstream/handle/11250/2474441/Mejdell_2017_Are.pdf?sequence=2 Background: Animals have a strong aversion to electric shocks. Various types of electric equipment are used to modify […]