Crawling insect counting device, system and method for indicating crawling insect infestation and determining a moment for treatment and/or control of said insects

M.F. Mul (Inventor), J.P.M. Ploegaert (Inventor)

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Abstract

A crawling insect counting device for determining a number of insects, such as poultry red mite, for instance in a poultry facility, during a time period, wherein the device (2) comprises a receiving section (10) configured for receiving insects and for enabling the displacement of the insects, the insect counting device (2) further comprising a sensor device (11) arranged adjacent an exit opening (12) of the receiving section (10), wherein the sensor device (11) is adapted to count individual insects leaving the receiving section (10) through the exit opening (12) and passing said sensor device. The invention further relates to a system and method for indicating crawling insect infestation and determining a moment for treatment and/or control of said insects.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2014098579
Priority date17/12/12
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2014

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