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OpticFlock automatically monitors the health and welfare of chickens using flock behaviour

  • Runs on inexpensive video or cctv cameras
  • Delivers a ‘verdict’ every 15 minutes
  • On-farm analysis gives security and employee privacy
  • Gives early warning of health and welfare problems
  • Provides producers with a flock management tool for health, welfare and efficiency

To find out more about OpticFlock click here. To see a video click here
Contact: marian.dawkins@zoo.ox.ac.uk

The research papers underpinning OpticFlock can be found by clicking on these links:

Optical flow1
Optical flow predicts hockburn and gait
Early prediction of hockburn
Optical flow and behaviour
Optical flow and Campylobacter