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What Happens in Peoria

Our baby turkeys are no longer babies. Seventeen days old today – growing rapidly, nearly full-feathered, and rambunctious. The high heat had minor consequences the first week (mostly on this producer’s comfort).  Ventilation was difficult, yet constantly walking through the birds … Continue reading

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What Lacuna Will Do

The weather turned cooler…. the turkeys fared well.  The giant buffalo gnats swarming outside my office (and occasionally inside) seem comparatively easy to deal with…. In a previous post we compared flock-level assessment (the current industry standard) to the potential … Continue reading

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Live-Animal Performance Evaluation

Lacuna Technologies is developing a new tool for assessing live animal welfare, also known as animal state of being (ASB).  Our system will record individual, live-animal measurements during the loading of the animals at the farms, as well as during … Continue reading

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