Automatic Grading

One of the great technical achievements in pig processing is the automatic carcass classification center, developed in Denmark. The center grades and stamps pigs automatically. These centers are now installed in a number of plants in Denmark. The system can cope with at least 400 pigs per hour. The main element of the center consists of an automatic measurement system. This system correctly positions 17 optical probes that measure the meat and fat thickness. The optical probes continuously measure the light reflectance value as they pierce the meat and fat.

Information from the probes is fed into a computer, which determines the fat and meat thickness. Subsequently, the carcasses are stamped automatically, with grading figures applied to each individual primal cut. The computer also transfers this information to a data sheet from which the farmer or supplier is paid.

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