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3 June 2015
New book on PLF now available! - EU-PLF in cooperation with Wageningen Academic Publishers is pleased to announce the publication of the much awaited book Precision Livestock Farming Applications.

27 March 2015
Pig cough monitor: proven effectiveness in practical setting - The Pig Cough Monitor (PCM) brings real added value and has huge potential as an early warning system for the respiratory health of pigs.

10 March 2015
Creating value for PLF Technologies on-farm and along the supply chain - EU-PLF work package 4 (WP4) met on 27 November 2014 at Nutrition Sciences N.V. in Drongen, Belgium to discuss the different models being developed and the progress of the work package group.

27 February 2015
ASRD: identifying behaviourally specific vocalisations of young broiler chicks? - Automated sound recording devices (ASRD) were used in real broiler farm conditions to analyse the vocalisations emitted by individual chicks and groups of chickens aged either one or five days. Although the vocalisation sounds of broiler chicken have been studied previously; this study describes the monitoring of vocalisation under normal farm conditions.

16 January 2015
Advanced Course on PLF - An advanced university course on Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) is being jointly organised by the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), through the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ), and the EU-PLF Project.

23 December 2014
Visualisation Tool Training – Poultry and Pigs - EU-PLF project partner, Fancom BV, organised workshops on the Visualisation Tool which have been developed by the company and used on the poultry and pig farms participating in the project.

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