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- Peña Fernández, Alberto, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Biosystems engineering 2018 v.173 pp. 103-114
- automation; broiler chickens; cameras; commercial farms; confidence interval; drinking; dynamic models; flocks; hock; monitoring; poultry housing; precision agriculture; risk; welfare assessment
- ... Broiler activity and occupation patterns are of special interest to farmers during visual inspection. However, this is time consuming and precision livestock farming (PLF) technologies can enable the monitoring of such key flock behavioural indicators in a continuous and automated way in the house. The aim is to show how the welfare status of the poultry flock can be evaluated by real-time monitor ...