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Webinar on on-farm hatching

Hatching chicks directly on the farm is a concept that respects animal welfare and is gaining ground in Europe.

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PPILOW stakeholder workshop examined business opportunities

When pig and poultry farmers are considering to improve animal welfare, it is essential that the planned improvements are economically viable.

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Great success for the webinar on non-castrated male pigs in France!

On the 11th of March, a webinar on rearing non-castrated male pigs and valorizing the meat from boar-tainted carcasses was organized in France in collaboration with the European project PPILOW and the French project FARINELLI.

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PPILOW poster by Helen Pluschke awarded prize!

Helen Pluschke received the prize for pioneering research for her PPILOW-Poster on dual-purpose poultry presented at the 17th Scientific Conference on Organic Farming in Giessen, Germany.

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PPILOW Workshop at the 28th International Poultry Conference

Bioland is the biggest organic farming association in Germany. Founded in the 1970`s, it has nearly 8.700 members and 1.400 partners in production, trade and gastronomy.

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PPILOW – Eurogroup for Animals meeting

The PPILOW consortium was proactive to facilitate the transfer of scientific-based knowledge to NGOs through a specific online meeting held on the 22nd of February in the afternoon.

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Attend the seminar on early poultry management levers on the 21st of May!

To transfer the knowledge gained and solutions found within the PPILOW project, a seminar will be organized about the studies performed on early life strategies and management in laying hens and slow-growing broilers to improve animal health, welfare and resilience.

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Editorial

Poultry and Pig welfare is more than ever in the scope of societal interest at the beginning of 2024, yet in the European context of the last 2-year marketing issues due to inflation representing a heavy burden for organic and low-input livestock productions.

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PPILOW’s People: Marine Perard!

Hi I am Marine! I studied environmental engineering at the French engineering school Ecole des Mines d’Alès. I spent the last year of my studies at Cranfield University (UK), and obtained a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management for Business. Driven by my interest in agriculture and animals, I joined INRAE at the beginning of 2024, […]

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BioForum technical day!

On 29th March 2024 BioForum organised a technical day in José Metsu’s farm located in Poperinge, Belgium. Farmer José Metsu explained that the farrowing took place in the hut. The sow stays in the hut up to 47 days. The hut is moved in the field every 6 months. It was explained: How the hut […]

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