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- Nasirahmadi, Abozar; Hensel, Oliver; Edwards, Sandra A.; Sturm, Barbara
- Computers and electronics in agriculture 2016 v.124 pp. 295-302
- commercial farms, etc ; algorithms; automatic detection; cameras; computer vision; financial economics; head; image analysis; lameness; risk; skin lesions; swine; tail; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Excessive mounting behaviours amongst pigs cause a high risk of poor welfare, arising from skin lesions, lameness and stress, and economic losses from reduced performance. The aim of this study was to develop a method for automatic detection of mounting events amongst pigs under commercial farm conditions by means of image processing. Two pens were selected for the study and were monitored for 20d ...