Pigs are seen at a farm on the outskirts of Harbin, Heilongjiang province. One person usually monitors the growth of 80 pigs simultaneously, meaning there is a lot of room for new technologies to increase efficiency. Photo: Reuters Pigs are seen at a farm on the outskirts of Harbin, Heilongjiang province. One person usually monitors the growth of 80 pigs simultaneously, meaning there is a lot of room for new technologies to increase efficiency. Photo: Reuters
Pigs are seen at a farm on the outskirts of Harbin, Heilongjiang province. One person usually monitors the growth of 80 pigs simultaneously, meaning there is a lot of room for new technologies to increase efficiency. Photo: Reuters

Alibaba uses AI to speed up detection of pregnant pigs seven times, boosting efficiency of China’s hog farms

  • China has 700 million pigs, representing about half of the world’s total

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
Pigs are seen at a farm on the outskirts of Harbin, Heilongjiang province. One person usually monitors the growth of 80 pigs simultaneously, meaning there is a lot of room for new technologies to increase efficiency. Photo: Reuters Pigs are seen at a farm on the outskirts of Harbin, Heilongjiang province. One person usually monitors the growth of 80 pigs simultaneously, meaning there is a lot of room for new technologies to increase efficiency. Photo: Reuters
Pigs are seen at a farm on the outskirts of Harbin, Heilongjiang province. One person usually monitors the growth of 80 pigs simultaneously, meaning there is a lot of room for new technologies to increase efficiency. Photo: Reuters
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