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Fuzzy Logic Application on the Determination of Noise Levels as an Indicative of Swine Welfare in Controlled Environments

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 20 - June 23, 2010  1009619.(doi:10.13031/2013.29941)
Authors:   Giselle Borges, Richard S Gates, Glógerley Tatiana Sales, Késia Oliveira da Silva Miranda
Keywords:   fuzzy logic, swine, sound levels, animal vocalization, non invasive method, animal welfare.

The search for non invasive methods for evaluating animal welfare and by controlling environmental variables, it was possible to subject the animals to thermal comfort and discomfort situations with the specific objective of obtaining an answer through noise levels emitted by swine.

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