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on January 21, 2019

Robotics may be the answer to US labor shortage

A researcher at Georgia Tech discussed his work in creating a robot that can manage a commercial chicken house in order to minimize human work load and gather data to better inform management.

Commercial broiler chicken houses have thousands of birds that need to be checked daily to ensure good management practices. Research scientist Colin Usher with Georgia Tech Research Institute's Food Processing Technologies Division presented information about using robotics for poultry house management as part of WATT Global Media’s inaugural Poultry

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