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Coming and past events

List of the upcoming and past events with PPILOW project partners attendance.

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New people in the PPILOW project: Marine Perard, Koen Riep, Jeroen Imholz

Marine Perard (INRAE, Assistant coordinator) –  Koen Riep (Master student at Utrecht University) – Jeroen Imholz (Master student at Utrecht University)

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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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