Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

10-20-2020

Abstract

This invention relates generally to a system and method of detecting woody breast using image analysis of carcass features, and more particularly to a real-time system and method of detecting woody breast in broilers using non-destructive and/or non-contact image analysis of carcass features. The system and method assess woody breast in broilers at the fillet level using image analysis of the angle or area associated with the tip of the keel bone and surrounding breast meat of broiler carcasses. The method is configured be incorporated into and utilized by vision grading system.

Department

Poultry Science

Patent Number

US10806153

Application Number

US 20180360054 A1

Application Published

12-20-2018

Application Filed

6-20-2018

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Casey O. Hanning, Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Xiao Sun, Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Juan P. Caldas-Cueva, Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Andronikos Mauromostakos, Agriculture Statistics Lab, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

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