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PPILOW Project: first results presented at TERRA MADRE!

Animal welfare is not only linked to good health and the avoidance of suffering but is also a consequence of the environmental context in which animals live and the welfare of the people who care for them . These are the principles underpinning the one welfare approach, which inspires European PPILOW project, presented at the […]

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PPILOW project in Terra Madre 2022!

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is the largest international event dedicated to good, clean and fair food and to food politics. From September 22-26, 2022 in Parco Dora, Turin, we’ll come together to shape the future of food through conferences, workshops and a large international market. Regeneration is a transversal theme for Slow Food and during Terra […]

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PPILOW video on experiments for improving poultry welfare available in more languages!

PPILOW project has realized a video to present the first experiments carried out by some partners. The video highlights the concept of “welfare” in extensive poultry systems and has provided with subtitles in the following languages:  English, French, Italian, Dutch and German! Enjoy the video to know more and choose the language you prefer!

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Successful PPILOW session at the World Poultry Congress in Paris!

On Tuesday 9 August 2022, the PPILOW team hosted a succesful session at the World Poultry Congress in Paris. The session was chaired by our project leader, Dr. Anne Collin (INRAE, France) and was used to present the intermediate results of the project. Katriina Heinola from LUKE (Finland) presented the results from the questionnaires among […]

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Electricity generation in dual use with agricolture – that’s how it can work (video)!

Dual purpose poultry genotypes are an alternative to culling of day-old male chicks of layer lines! As part of the PPILOW project, three newly developed dual purpose genotypes are tested under organic conditions. Both male and female birds were raised and evaluated for performance characteristics, animal welfare and behaviour. The project was presented by Thuenen […]

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The 5th PPILOW newsletter is now available!

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Coming events

List of the upcoming events with PPILOW project partners attendance.   Event Date  Location Partners World Poultry Congress 2022 Session “One Welfare in low input outdoor and organic poultry production systems” 7-11 August 2022 Paris, France INRAE, LUKE, EV-ILVO, UU, JUNIA, UNIPG, AU, Thuenen, ITAVI, HAU, AIAB, SLOWFOOD, VSF, IDELE, CRA-W, BioForum, USAMV EAAP Annual […]

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New people in the PPILOW project: Chloé Fivet, Sarah Lombard, Brieuc Desaint

Chloé Fivet (CRA-W, Junior researcher) Chloé has a bachelor’s degree in economics (UNamur), completed by a master in agricultural sciences and a master in environmental sciences and management (UCL). As a facilitator for the Walloon NPG, she will organize pig stakeholders’ meetings, together with Virginie Decruyenaere, and favor the discussions around the practices considered within […]

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Chickens with different personalities use the range differently

– by Vitor Hugo Bessa Ferreira and Vanessa Guesdon (JUNIA) In the third PPILOW newsletter, we mentioned our on-going experiments (a collaboration between JUNIA and INRAE) on the inter-individual behavioural differences of free-range broiler chickens and how these differences were linked to range use. Our previous results showed that, despite being raised in the same […]

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First wave of PPILOW EIP Practice Abstracts

– by Léa Tourner (ACTA) Deliverable D8.3 “First wave of EIP Practice abstracts”  has been submitted to the European Commission in February 2022. This deliverable is the compilation of best practice abstracts that highlight farm and research led innovations which demonstrate ways to improve the welfare of poultry and pigs reared in organic and low-input […]

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