Publisher : Korean Society for Agricultural Machinery
DOI : 10.5307/JBE.2015.40.4.368
Title & Authors
Monitoring Pig Body Temperature Using Infrared Sensors Jang, Jin Cheol; Lee, Min Ho; Lee, Jun Yeop; Choi, Hee Chul; Choi, Dong Yun; Kim, Hyeok Ju; Kim, Hyeon Tae;
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to verify the feasibility of using an infrared sensor to measure the body temperature of a sow. We first conducted experiments on three pigs by using three infrared sensors and one indoor temperature sensor. Methods: The three infrared sensors were installed inside our model house and were used to take temperature measurements per second of the backs of the pigs. While feeding, the temperatures of the backs of the pigs were measured at distances of 10 cm, 20 cm, and 30 cm from the infrared sensors. Results: We concluded that the relation between the temperature of the pigs` backs and the indoor temperature was y
Body temperature;Indoor temperature;Infrared sensor;Monitoring system;Pig;
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