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Implementation of an electronic nose for continuous odour monitoring in a poultry shed

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Sohn, J.H., Hudson, N., Gallagher, E., Dunlop, M. W., Zeller, L. and Atzeni, M. (2008) Implementation of an electronic nose for continuous odour monitoring in a poultry shed. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 133 (1). pp. 60-69.

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Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2008.01.053

Publisher URL: http://www.elsevier.com


Continuous odour monitoring technologies are necessary to understand the complex odour-generating mechanisms within poultry housing as well as to identify strategies to reduce the impact of odour emissions on local communities. To evaluate electronic nose (EN) technologies for continuously assessing odour concentration in poultry housing, a mobile laboratory containing an electronic nose and an associated sample delivery system was deployed to a commercial poultry farm and tested over a broiler production cycle. The results demonstrated that it was possible to develop a model to allow an electronic nose to provide a semi-continuous measurement of odour concentrations. The electronic nose was also able to demonstrate the influence of shed conditions on odour emissions.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Crop and Food Science, Animal Science
Additional Information:© Crown Copyright. © Elsevier B.V.
Keywords:Continuous odour monitoring; electronic nose; partial least squares; poultry odour.
Subjects:Technology > Technology (General)
Animal culture > Housing and environmental control
Animal culture > Poultry > Chickens
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Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:43

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