Essays about: "the animal farm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 317 essays containing the words the animal farm.

  1. 1. Field study of the drought’s impact on feeding strategy and biological parameters in early lactation dairy cattle

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Mikaela Würtz; [2019]
    Keywords : dairy cattle; drought; energy balance; feeding; metabolism;

    Abstract : The summer of 2018 was unusually warm and dry. For animal production, this resulted in poor pastures, reduced harvests of crops, such as roughage and grains, and increased risk for heat stress in the animals. The drought led to problems as in shortage of animal feed, which made the feeding of dairy cattle difficult. READ MORE

  2. 2. Animal ID Tag Recognition with Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Network : Identifying digits from a number sequence with RCNN

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Issa Hijazi; Pontus Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Machine Learning; Convolutional Neural Network; Recurrent Neural Network; Transfer learning; Microsoft Azure;

    Abstract : Major advances in machine learning have made image recognition applications, with Artificial Neural Network, blossom over the recent years. The aim of this thesis was to find a solution to recognize digits from a number sequence on an ID tag, used to identify farm animals, with the help of image recognition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kejsarsnitt på nötkreatur och får i Sverige

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Ida Borg; [2019]
    Keywords : Dystoki; Kejsarsnitt; Nötkreatur; Ko; Tacka;

    Abstract : Vid dystoki är kejsarsnitt en behandlingsmetod som är användbar och i en del länder utförs ingreppet rutinmässigt. I ett examensarbete som publicerades 2010 av Jenny Eriksson studerades indikation, frekvens och utförande av kejsarsnitt på nötkreatur i Sverige år 2008. Denna information saknades när det gäller djurslaget får. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of stockperson attitudes and handling on finishing pig behaviour and mental state

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Martina Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : animal handling; stockperson attitude; fear response; mental state; human-animal interaction; finishing pigs; qualitative behaviour assessment and fear assessment;

    Abstract : This study is part of an ongoing project, PigTraWel (2019) which aims to investigate interactions between animal transporters and slaughter pigs during loading and unloading by mapping different driving methods, their effects on pigs and transporters and the efficiency of the work. Pigs are exposed to a number of environmental stressors prior to slaughter that can affect pig behaviour and welfare, the working situation of stockpeople involved and cause meat quality problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prioritering av åtgärder för förbättrad juverhälsa i automatiska mjölkningssystem

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Elna Laxmar; [2019]
    Keywords : automatiska mjölkningssystem; somatiskt celltal; juverhälsa; förebyggande;

    Abstract : Svensk mjölkproduktion har under de senaste 30 åren genomgått stora strukturförändringar. Allt fler gårdar väljer att ställa om från uppbundna system till lösdrifter med ökad mekanisering och automatisering. 40% av svenska mjölkkor kopplade till Växa Sveriges program kokontrollen mjölkas numera i automatiska mjölkningssystem (AMS). READ MORE