Works (24)

2022 review

Impact of housing environment and management on pre-/post-weaning piglet productivity

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE.

By: B. Ramirez, M. Hayes, I. Condotta & S. Leonard

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 1, 2022

2021 conference paper

Automating ultrasound measurements of back fat and loin depth in swine

Presented at the National Swine Improvement Federation Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

By: Z. Peppmeier, M. Knauer, J. Howard & S. Leonard

Event: National Swine Improvement Federation Annual Meeting at St. Louis, MO

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2021 magazine article

Effect of stall size, number of heat lamps during farrowing: Part 1

Leonard, S. M., & Ramirez, B. C. (2021, August). National Hog Farmer.

By: S. Leonard & B. Ramirez

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2021 magazine article

Effect of stall size, number of heat lamps during farrowing: Part 2

Leonard, S. M., & Ramirez, B. C. (2021, September). National Hog Farmer.

By: S. Leonard & B. Ramirez

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2021 magazine article

Effect of stall size, number of heat lamps during farrowing: Part 3

Leonard, S. M., & Ramirez, B. C. (2021, October). National Hog Farmer.

By: S. Leonard & B. Ramirez

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2021 journal article

Effects of farrowing stall layout and number of heat lamps on sow and piglet behavior

Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 239, 105334.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl, B. Ramirez, A. Johnson, S. Dutta, G. Rohrer

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 3, 2022

2021 magazine article

Farrowing pen design is focus of precision farming study; Big data enables easier pig behaviour research

Anderson, F., & Leonard, S. (2021, June). Ontario Farmer.

By: F. Anderson & S. Leonard

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2021 journal article

Static and Dynamic Space Usage of Late-Gestation Sows

Transactions of the ASABE, 64(1), 151–159.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, B. Ramirez, J. Stinn, S. Dutta, K. Liu, T. Brown-Brandl

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 4, 2022

2021 article proceedings

Thermal Properties of Concrete Slats During Preheating of Empty Swine Facilities

Presented at the 2021 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 12-16, 2021.

By: S. Leonard, B. Ramirez & S. Weyer

Event: 2021 ASABE Annual International Virtual Meeting, July 12-16, 2021

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 4, 2022

2021 conference paper

Understanding and predicting sow behavior at farrowing

Presented at the NC State Annual Summer Research and Creativity Symposium, (Virtual).

By: B. Fayne, R. Hodges & S. Leonard

Event: NC State Annual Summer Research and Creativity Symposium at (Virtual)

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2020 journal article

Effects of Farrowing Stall Layout and Number of Heat Lamps on Sow and Piglet Production Performance

Animals, 10(2), 348.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl, B. Ramirez, S. Dutta & G. Rohrer

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 3, 2022

2020 conference paper

Effects of piglet creep floor area on sow behavior and litter productivity in farrowing stalls

Presented at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2020, Omaha, NE.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl, B. Ramirez & S. Dutta

Event: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2020 at Omaha, NE

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2020 conference paper

Initial phases for conducting high temperature and high humidity depopulation research

Presented at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

By: B. Ramirez, J. Brown, S. Leonard & S. Weyer

Event: American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting at Anaheim, CA

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2019 journal article

Characterization of a machine vision system to assess gestating sow space usage

2019 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Presented at the 2019 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl, B. Ramirez, J. Stinn, A. Johnson, K. Liu

Event: 2019 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting at Boston, Massachusetts on July 7-10, 2019

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 3, 2022

2019 journal article

Development and application of an image acquisition system for characterizing sow behaviors in farrowing stalls

Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 163, 104866.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl & B. Ramirez

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 3, 2022

2019 conference paper

Effects of one or two heat lamps on sow behavior and piglet performance in farrowing stalls

Presented at the 2019 Pig Welfare Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl, B. Ramirez & S. Dutta

Event: 2019 Pig Welfare Symposium at Minneapolis, MN

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2019 magazine article

Emerging technologies for monitoring sow health and welfare

Leonard, S. M., Smith, B. C., & Ramirez, B. C. (2019, August). National Hog Farmer.

By: S. Leonard, B. Smith & B. Ramirez

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2019 magazine article

If one heat lamp is good, is two better?

Hess, A., & Leonard, S. M. (2019, November). National Hog Farmer.

By: A. Hess & S. Leonard

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2019 conference paper

Implication of modern sow’s static and dynamic space usage on gestation stall design

Presented at the International Symposium on Animal Environment and Welfare, Chongquing, China.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl, B. Ramirez, J. Stinn & A. Johnson

Event: International Symposium on Animal Environment and Welfare at Chongquing, China

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

2018 journal article

An Image Acquisition System for Studying Behaviors of Sows and Piglets in Farrowing Barns

10th International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES X). Presented at the 10th International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES X), Omaha, NE.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl & B. Ramirez

Event: 10th International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES X) at Omaha, NE

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 5, 2022

2018 conference paper

An image acquisition system for studying behaviors of sows and piglets in farrowing barns

10th International Livestock Environment Symposium, ILES 2018.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl & B. Ramirez

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2018 article proceedings

Spatial and Diurnal Variations of Particulate Matter Concentration of a Pilot-Scale Aviary Layer House in Winter

Presented at the 10th International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES X).

By: Y. Wang, D. Li, S. Leonard, Z. Shi, H. Xin, L. Chai, B. Li

Event: 10th International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES X)

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 4, 2022

2018 conference paper

Spatial and diurnal variations of particulate matter concentration of a pilot-scale aviary layer house in winter

10th International Livestock Environment Symposium, ILES 2018.

By: Y. Wang, D. Li, S. Leonard, Z. Shi, H. Xin, L. Chai, B. Li

Source: ORCID
Added: February 3, 2022

2017 conference paper

Quantification of static and dynamic spaces for sows

Presented at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2017, Spokane, WA.

By: S. Leonard, H. Xin, T. Brown-Brandl, J. Stinn, A. Johnson & K. Liu

Event: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2017 at Spokane, WA

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: February 20, 2022

Employment

2020 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Assistant Professor Animal Science

Education

2016 - 2020

Iowa State University Ames, Iowa, US
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, PhD

2012 - 2016

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Biological Engineering, BS