Scientific Publications

PPILOW will publish open access papers on peer reviewed journals.

Scientific Peer-reviewed Publications


  • High-throughput phenotyping to characterise range use behaviour in broiler chickens. M. Collet, C. Bonnefous, K. Germain, L. Ravon, L. Calandreau, V. Guesdon, A. Collin, E. Le Bihan-Duval, S. Mignon-Grasteau. Animal, Vol. 18, Issue 3, March 2024.


  1. Early-life interventions to prevent feather pecking and reduce fearfulness in laying hens. Kliphuis, S., Manet, M. W., Goerlich, V. C., Nordquist, R. E., Vernooij, H., van den Brand, H., Tuyttens, F. A. M. & Rodenburg, T. B. Poultry Science, Vol. 102, Issue 8, August 2023.
  2. The Effects of Coriandrum sativum L. and Cucurbita pepo L. against Gastrointestinal Parasites in Swine: an In Vivo Study. M. Horia Băie, V. Dan Cotu, M. Spînu, A. Mathe, A. Cozma-Petrut, D. Miere, S.D. Bolboaca, V. Cozma. Microorganisms, Vol. 11, Issue 5, May 2023.
  3. Behavioural indicators of range use in four broiler strains. C. Bonnefous, L. Calandreau, E. Le Bihan-Duval, V. Hugo Bessa Ferreira, A. Barbin, A. Collin, M. Reverchon, K. Germain, L. Ravon, N. Kruger, S. Mignon-Grasteau, V. Guesdon. Applied Animal Behavior Science, Vol. 260, March 2023.
  4. The In Vitro Anticoccidial Activity of Some Herbal Extracts against Eimeria spp. Oocysts Isolated from Piglets. M. Horia Baie, A. Györke, V. Dan Cotu, Z. Boros, A. Cozma-Petrut, L. Filip, L. Vlase, A.M. Vlase, G. Crișan, M. Spînu, V. Cozma – Pathogens, Vol. 12, Issue 2, February 2023.
  5. Detection of Trichinella spp. larvae in domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus) and golden jackals (Canis aureus) using artificial digestion and a microfluidic device: a comparative study. Z. Boros, A. József Laki, L. Cătălina Panait, C. Gherman, V. Cozma, Scientia Parasitologica – 24 (1-2): 9-15, January 2023


  1. Intake of nutrients (polyunsaturated fatty acids, tocols, and carotenes) and storage efficiency in different slow-growing chickens genotypes reared in extensive systems. S. Mattioli, A. Cartoni Mancinelli, A. Del Bosco, C. Ciarelli, M. Guarino Amato, E. Angelucci, D. Chiattelli, C. Castellini. Plos One, November 2022.
  2. The Effects of Allium sativum L., Artemisia absinthium L., Cucurbita pepo L., Coriandrum sativum L., Satureja hortensis L. and Calendula officinalis L. on the Embryogenesis of Ascaris suum Eggs during an In Vitro Experimental Study. M. H. Băieş, C. Gherman, Z. Boros, D. Olah, A.M. Vlase, A. Cozma-Petruț, A. Györke, D. Miere, L. Vlase, G. Crișan, M. Spînu, A. Mathe, S. Pataky, M. Lefkaditis and V. Cozma. Pathogens, 11(9), 1065, September 2022.
  3. Welfare issues and potential solutions for laying hens in free range and organic production systems: A review based on literature and interviews. Bonnefous, A. Collin, L.A. Guilloteau, V. Guesdon, C. Filliat, S. Réhault-Godbert, T.B. Rodenburg, F.A.M. Tuyttens, L. Warin, S. Steenfeldt, L. Baldinger, M. Re, R. Ponzio, A. Zuliani, P. Venezia, M. Väre, P. Parrott, K. Walley, J.K. Niemi, C. Leterrier. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, August 2022.
  4. Prevalence of Swine Gastrointestinal Parasites in Two Free-Range Farms from Nord-West Region of Romania. H. Băieş, Z. Boros, C. M. Gherman, M. Spînu, A. Mathe, S. Pataky, M. Lefkaditis and V. Cozma. Pathogens, 11(9), 954, August 2022.
  5. Foraging Behavior Shows Individual-Consistency Over Time, and Predicts Range Use in Slow-Growing Free-Range Male Broiler Chickens. V. H. Bessa Ferreira, A. Simoni, K. Germain, C. Leterrier, L. Lansade, A. Collin, S. Mignon-Grasteau, E. Le Bihan-Duval, E. Guettier, H. Leruste, H. Løvlie, L. Calandreau, V. Guesdon. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, Vol. 9, February 2022.
  6. Review: Production factors affecting the quality of chicken table eggs and egg products in Europe. J. Gautron, C. Dombre, F. Nau, C. Feidt, L. Guillier. Animal, Vol. 16, Supplement 1, February 2022.


  1. Review: What are the challenges facing the table egg industry in the next decades and what can be done to address them?. Gautron, S. Réhault-Gobert, T.G.H. Van de Braak, I. C. Dunn. Animal, Issue 15, Vol. 7, July 2021.
  2. “Co-infections with gastrointestinal parasites in a free-range swine farm from the Transylvania area”. Horia Băieş M., Boros Z., Gherman C., Spinu M., Cozma V. Scientia Parasitologica, pp. 50-57, February 2021.
  3. Dual-Purpose poultry in Organic Egg production and Effects on Egg Quality Parameter. Hammershøj, G. Hald Kristiansen, S. Steenfeldt – Foods – 10, 897; April, 2021, Corrected 24 January 2022.
  4. Working for food is related to range use in free-range broiler chickens. V. H. Bessa Ferreira, A. Simoni, K. Germain, C. Leterrier, L. Lansade, A. Collin, S. Mignon-Grasteau, E. Le Bihan-Duval, E. Guettier, H. Leruste, L. Calandreau, V. Guesdon. Spinger Nature, 11, Article number: 6253 (2021), March 2021.

Scientific no Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Increase in organic product consumption product-specific. Niemi J, Väre M. – Chapter in a book pp. 82-90 in: Latvala T, Väre M, Niemi J. (eds.) 2022. Finnish agri-food sector outlook 2022. Natural resources and bioeconomy studies 55/2022
  • Luomutuotteiden kulutuksen kasvu tuotekohtaista Niemi J, Väre M. Chapter in a book pp. 83-86 in: Latvala T, Väre M, Niemi J. (eds.) 2022. Maa- ja elintarviketalouden suhdannekatsaus 2022. Luonnonvara- ja biotalouden tutkimus.