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  • Can we predict breed suitability for different environments?
  • 14 June 2019, Maria Lozano Jaramillo
  • The animal article of the month for June is ‘Use of Geographic Information System tools to Predict Animal Breed Suitability for Different Agro-Ecological Zones’ Predicting breed suitability is challenging in livestock production.…...
  • Understanding the contribution of ingestion to feed digestion
  • 17 May 2019, Elena Minnee
  • The animal article of the month for June is ‘Characteristics of boli formed by dairy cows upon ingestion of fresh ryegrass, lucerne or chicory’ Most measurements of feed in ruminant nutrition studies primarily concern the chemical composition.…...
  • Deep learning for automating pig tail scoring
  • 29 April 2019, Sabine Dippel
  • The animal article of the month for May is ‘Tailception’: using neural networks for assessing tail lesions on pictures of pig carcasses’ Injuries caused by one pig biting the tail of another pig are a big welfare problem in pigs reared for slaughter.…...