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on July 20, 2020

Chicken wearables detect parasite infestations

Northern fowl mites are a major welfare issue in layer houses.

New wearable sensor technology – nicknamed “Fitbits for chickens” – could help make it easier for farmers to monitor poultry welfare by serving as an early warning system for the northern fowl mite.

“This is a tool that helps me to understand how mites are negatively affecting the health and…

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