The 10th “European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming” (ECPLF) and the 3rd “International Conference on Precision Dairy Farming” (PDC) took place as joint event from August 29th to September 2nd at the Vetmeduni.
More than 150 scientific lectures by renowned scientists and more than 50 poster presentations dealt, among other things, with the growing importance of digital technologies in the housing of cows, pigs and poultry, but also with the social relevance of the use of these technologies in modern animal husbandry.
During the conference, Vienna proved to be a melting pot for almost 370 international participants from 28 nations, who promoted the exchange of experiences from the perspective of science, industry, agriculture and veterinary medicine. In addition to internationally recognized speakers, scientists from the Vetmeduni also presented the latest scientific findings and innovations.
Experts from the PLF-Hub at the Vetmeduni, a research group of the Institute for Animal Welfare Science and Animal Husbandry at Vetmeduni and the Clinical Unit for Herd Health Management in Ruminants presented the latest findings from research on Precision Lifestock Farming, which deals with the automated real-time monitoring of health, welfare and production or reproduction of farm animals busy.