Authors: Hongwei Xin and Kai Liu
Journal: Animal Frontiers, Volume 7 Issue 1
This article focuses on precision livestock farming (PLF) as it pertains to egg production. Specific contents include: (1) an overview of evolution in the egg industry that is reflective of what is now known as PLF and the new trend of egg production, (2) prominent characteristics of modern egg production systems that necessitate further development and adoption of PLF technologies, (3) some examples of PLF tools or technologies for establishment of science-based production guidelines or applications in field operations, and finally (4) outlook of PLF for egg production.
Illustration Photo: Egg production farm (credits: Dzīvnieku brīvība / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0))