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Traditional methods of weighing pigs have long been a challenge for farmers due to their time-consuming and labor-intensive nature, as well as the stress they can induce on the animals.

WUGGL, an agricultural startup based in Austria, has developed an innovative solution to revolutionize pig weighing. Their technology eliminates the need for physical scales by employing a non-contact measurement method. Farmers simply take a picture of the pig’s body, and the application instantly displays the accurate weight. This approach simplifies the weighing process, enhances efficiency, and reduces stress on the animals.

By utilizing WUGGL’s pig-weighing device, farmers can benefit from instant, accurate weight measurements with minimal stress on the animals.

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You will find additional 45 good practices, initiatives and use cases in the AgriSkills Reference Catalogue titled “AgriSkills Guidebook on Digitalization in Agriculture”.

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