Wednesday, December 19, 2018

What are innovations in livestock production?

Dairy industry: Innovations until 2020 are mainly aimed at increasing (financial) returns and market orientation, with a great deal of attention for the closing of cycles, natural behavior of the animals, biodiversity and landscape. Pig farming: Innovation oppurtunities can be found in animal health and animal welfare improvement, use of sensors and camera’s for monitoring of health condition and animal behaviour. Poultry farming: Innovation oppurtunities can be found in hatching technologies, autonomus desinfection of housing and lager systems and dust filtering technology.

Reproduction Capability of Dairy Animals Measured through Modern Tech

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council collaborates with the University of Zurich to conduct a research on determining the reproduction capability of dairy animals. Moreover, the...

Portable water heater device helps dairy farmers in Ireland

The Dairy Geyser Limited company in Ireland developed a diesel-powered portable water heater to give dairy farmers a one of a kind change. The water...

Animal Welfare on Farms to Measure Through Genetics

The University of Pennsylvania releases its new research on how to maximize pig welfare through genetic techniques. Through this, researchers have come up with...

Goat plague to combat using Smart Vaccine

Due to the huge amount of loss in goat plague, researchers from the United Kingdom and India developed a smart vaccine to combat this...

How to Produce Renewable Natural Gas from Manure and Organic Waste?

Anaerobic digestion is a process that turns waste into fuels. In New York, around 4,300 dairy farms express their support in anaerobic digesters that...

Technology-based feeding management improves livestock production

Fodjan, a Germany-based startup, announces its partnership with Nutreco to secure a solution on efficient feeding management in the livestock sector. Launching its cloud-based software, Fodjan...

Internet-of-Things Technology: How to maximize pollination?

A startup company from Ireland raised a $1.8 million seed funding to closely monitor beehives using the Internet-of-Things technology. As bee colonies showed a 38%...

Benefits of Facial Recognition Technology in Pig Sector

JD.com, China's largest online retailer, utilizes the facial recognition technology in the pig sector. Introducing its stockbreeding intelligent solution, it aims to help farmers to raise...

Smartbow develops technology to monitor herd health

To avoid and prevent further infection of diseases, Smartbow technology aims to prioritize herd health through real-time monitoring. Rumination monitoring. Heat detection. Real-time localization. These methods...

What is livestock farming?

Livestock farmers provide us with meat, dairy, eggs, wool, leahter and other animal products. Livestock farmers in the world face a number of important challenges. Livestock production needs to be more sustainable and productive while at the same time being profitable for farmers. This applies in particular to animal husbandry. Modern and innovative animal equipment and technologies are key components of the solution to these challenges.

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