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Monitoring and control of livestock housing conditions using precision livestock farming techniques

Code: 9781801465151
Daniela Lovarelli and Marcella Guarino, University of Milan, Italy

Chapter synopsis: This chapter discusses the use of precision livestock farming (PLF) techniques to monitor the housing environment in intensive livestock production systems. It discusses the effects of variables such as temperature and humidity on animal productivity, health and welfare. It also shows how environmental conditions affect production of greenhouse gases such as methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) as well as other damaging emissions such as ammonia (NH3), The chapter reviews ways of measuring and managing these environmental variables in dairy, poultry and pig production to make livestock production more sustainable.

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2021.0090.07
Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Key variables affecting livestock housing conditions 3 Automated monitoring of animals and their environment 4 The use of precision livestock farming technologies to monitor dairy cattle housing 5 The use of precision livestock farming technologies to monitor poultry housing 6 The use of precision livestock farming technologies to monitor pig housing 7 Conclusion and future trends 8 References

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