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An ear for stress in the pig barn

New software can now monitor and record stress-induced pig noises for early warning of crowding, poor ventilation or disease in the farrowing or feeding house. The latest examples can also be programmed to listen-in and warn of other economically important sounds such as those indicating sows in heat.



This article can also be found in Pig Progress Volume 20 number 1. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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