Pig data meets big data: the precision pig farming revolution

Big data and machine learning is likely to transform the industry, with an array of benefits for both pig welfare and production efficiency.
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Dr Lauren Edwards

Lauren completed her PhD in 2009 on the human-animal relationship on caged egg farms, and is currently working at the Animal Welfare Science Centre, University of Melbourne. Her research interests involve using behaviour to assess the welfare of farm animals, particularly chickens, pigs and sheep.

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