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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.
This robot can assess equipment, remove floor eggs, recognize mortality and give a qualitative analysis of birds and the environment.
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Innovative production technologies showcased at Poultry Tech Summit

The attendees learned about developments in big data, artificial intelligence, robotics, and automation.
On November 5-7, WATT Global Media hosted the inaugural Poultry Tech Summit attracting attendees from more than 20 countries including Brazil, China, Egypt, Netherlands, Peru, United Kingdom and many others.
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16 innovations to change poultry production

Poultry Tech Summit 2018 scoured the R&D and entrepreneurial world for the next tech breakthroughs that will cut production costs, speed processes and improve quality.
The first-ever Poultry Tech Summit brought together tech innovators, venture capitalists and poultry companies from 20 countries to triangulate on the next generation of technology that will solve problems and open new opportunities in poultry production.
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What Tyson Ventures sees in the future of poultry

Managing Director Reese Schroeder highlighted six innovation areas as part of the Poultry Tech Summit
Alternative proteins; environmental impact; digital platforms; shelf life extension; animal well-being; consumer driven platforms and the area of artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation will shape the future of the poultry industry.
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3 poultry technology solutions to harness big data

What kinds of poultry production problems do blockchain and machine learning solve, and can they solve yours? To know the answer, you need to be at Poultry Tech Summit.
Technologies are becoming available to leverage blockchain and machine-learning technologies to detect, predict and manage outcomes in poultry health, production efficiency, product quality and food safety throughout the supply chain.
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Poultry food safety: Next-generation DNA sequencing is here

Move over, PCR, for high-throughput DNA sequencing that cuts Salmonella detection, sequencing time to 24 hours while reducing false positives, negatives.

Next-generation sequencing food safety technology that promises to deliver unprecedented insight into supply chains at a rate and scale never experienced before is poised for commercial launch in poultry processing.


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Poultry farming: The robots are coming

Predictions are that robots in poultry houses will soon surveil grow-out conditions and perform interactive tasks all around the industry.
Robotic technologies to be presented at the Poultry Tech Summit give a glimpse into the next revolution in poultry farming — automation that tirelessly interacts with flocks, pinpoints localized problems in the house and reports everything on the cloud.    
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