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Solar Powering Systems for Climate Smart Poultry Production in Georgia

Poultry Production and Sustainability: Currently, the United States (US) is the world’s largest broiler producer and second largest egg producer with the annual sale value of $40 billion. Georgia is the largest poultry producing state in the US.  However, the current poultry and egg production is facing emerging challenges such…
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A Precision Method for Tracking Cage-free Hens on the Floor

Daily routine evaluation of chickens (e.g., broilers and layers) are critical for maintaining animals’ health and welfare in commercial poultry houses. For laying hen production, it is becoming more challenging under cage–free production systems (Figure 1) as compare to conventional caged hens (Figure 2) because birds have freedoms to move…
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Robots for Precision Poultry and Egg Production

Broiler production management with robots Currently, the United States is the world’s largest broiler producer with the annual sales of $40 billion. Modern broiler production is facing emerging challenges of animal health, food safety, environmental impact, and increasing concern from the general public on animal welfare. Fast growth rate and…
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