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Dust in pig buildings.
It is well documented in the international scientific literature that airborne dust in pig houses can cause serious health problems for humans as well as for animals. Extensive research has beenExpand
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Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 2. Airborne pollutants.
The concentrations of total airborne bacteria, respirable endotoxins, ammonia, and respirable and inhalable particles were monitored in 160 piggery buildings in Australia between autumn 1997 andExpand
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Precision Livestock Farming: An international review of scientific and commercial aspects
Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) is potentially one of the most powerful developments amongst a number of interesting new and upcoming technologies that have the potential to revolutionise theExpand
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Precision Livestock Farming: Precision feeding technologies and sustainable livestock production
In order to be able to produce safe, uniform, cheap, environmentally- and welfare-friendly food products and market these products in an increasingly complex international agricultural market,Expand
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Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 1. Study justification and design.
We undertook a literature search related to pig production facilities with two major aims: first, to review all the likely benefits that might be gained from air quality improvements; and second, toExpand
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Uncertainty in the measurement of indoor temperature and humidity in naturally ventilated dairy buildings as influenced by measurement technique and data variability
The microclimatic conditions in dairy buildings affect animal welfare and gaseous emissions. Measurements are highly variable due to the inhomogeneous distribution of heat and humidity sourcesExpand
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A brief review of the application of machine vision in livestock behaviour analysis.
It is desirable to increase the frequency between livestock welfare assessments to enhance problem identification and consumer confidence in livestock welfare management. However, animal welfare isExpand
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Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 4. Emission factors and study recommendations.
The internal concentrations and emission rates of ammonia (NH3), total bacteria, respirable endotoxins, and inhalable and respirable particles were monitored in 160 piggery buildings in four statesExpand
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Precision Livestock Farming: scientific concepts and commercial reality.
[Summary]: Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) is potentially one of the most powerful developments amongst a number of interesting new and upcoming technologies that have the potential toExpand
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Identification of risk factors for sub-optimal housing conditions in Australian piggeries: Part 3. Environmental parameters.
Between autumn 1997 and autumn 1999, we measured ventilation rates (using a CO2 balance method), air temperatures, and relative humidity (using self-contained dataloggers with built-in sensors) inExpand
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