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This research was supported in part by the intramural research program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture:

•Agriculture Genome to Phenome Initiative [USDA-NIFA award 2021-70412-35233]
•Hatch Project [7001788]
•Multistate Project [S1094]

As well as by grants from
•the USA Equestrian Trust [AWD10966, 2021] and the UF Informatics Institute.

The findings and conclusions in this presentation have not been formally disseminated by the U. S. Department of Agriculture and Should not be construed to represent any agency determination or policy.


Pipeline objectives:

Tool development for locomotion phenotypes in livestock

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Deep On The Farm

Lameness is a significant welfare and economic concern for livestock. Current lameness detection methods lack repeatability and accuracy. DeepLabCut offers promise for video labeling but needs a livestock applications framework. The goal of project is to develop accessible tools to enable AI automated locomotor behavioral assessment in livestock.