SmartAHC: Wearables for pigs and smart farm management to boost productivity

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SmartAHC has also expanded beyond pig farms to related sectors in the supply chain, including insurance, banking and local government

Most pig farms in China rely heavily on human experience to gauge the health or ovulation time of their livestock, risking misjudgment that could cause the spread of diseases and even death. Labor-intensive pig farming can also lead to transmission of viruses from pigs to humans. Agritech startup SmartAHC, which stands for Smart Animal Husbandry Care, wants to change all that by tagging every pig with a smart, wearable sensor, as part of its big data, AI-based farm management system with predictive analytics. The wearables collect real-time data tracking the pigs’ physical condition, grow...
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Edited by Wang Xiao'e, S. Mani

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