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Poultry Welfare / New Technologies
on June 25, 2020

Automated acoustic monitoring could improve chick welfare

System listens for deviations from background noise and could help predict the long-term health and well-being of a flock.

Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost approach that monitors chick welfare using an automated listening system.

The study, conducted by a collaborative team of scientists from the University of Plymouth, University of Roehampton, Scotland’s Rural College and Newcastle University, collected and analyzed acoustic recordings of more than…

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