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Coronavirus boosts demand for Brazil robot that feeds pigs while playing classical music

Orders for a Brazilian pig-feeding robot, which plays classical music while dispensing meals, soared this year as farmers strove to cut costs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.Roboagro, the privately-owned company that sells the robot, said in a statement sent on Thursday that orders rose by an average of 400 per cent to 60 units per month.The machine uses linear feeders allowing the animals, which are divided in pens, to receive the exact amount of feed needed for each meal.As it works, it plays…

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