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2024

UCR Cage-free chickens are louse-y 

 

2023

Ms. Jacqueline Holquinn successfully defends her Master's Thesis, "Life History Traits and Morphology of Chaetodactylus krombeini"

Purdue University Purdue animal sciences faculty members receive USDA grants for animal welfare research

 

2022

Dr. Caleb Hubbard is awarded the Entomological Society of America Medical, Urban and Veterinary Entomology Early Career Award

 

2021

Iowa Farmer Today 'Chicken backpacks' set scene for advanced tech

 

2020

UCR Parasite infestations revealed by tiny chicken backpacks

The Counter Tiny, sensor-equipped chicken backpacks might help farmers detect parasite infestations in real time

Bloomberg A Fitbit-Like Device for Chickens Might Mean More Eggs

Popular Mechanics Chickens Wearing Backpacks? Chickens Wearing Backpacks

AgNet West Chicken Fitbit Helps Identify Mite Infestations in Poultry

Capital Press Fitbits for chickens: Tiny 'backpacks' detect parasite infestations

 

2018

Digital Trends A Fitbit for chickens? Sounds silly, but it could revolutionize poultry farms 

New Scientist Smart mini-backpacks for chickens can monitor their welfare on farms

 
2016

Entomology Today Battling Chicken Mites with Bags of Brimstone 

Popular Science How to Keep Your Backyard Chickens Bug-Free 

Live Science Fowl Play: Diverse Parasites Infest Backyard Chickens 

Entomology Today Backyard Chickens Harbor Greater Diversity of Ticks, Mites, and Lice than Farm-raised Chickens 

UCR Today Backyard Chickens Harbor Many Parasites 

Entomology Today Dust Baths and Longer Beaks Can Make Cage-free Chickens into Mite-free Chickens

 

 

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