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PPILOW’s People: Alice Cartoni Mancinelli!

I’m Alice Cartoni Mancinelli, researcher in animal science. In 2019, I obtained my PhD at University of Perugia with a thesis entitled: “Adaptability and nutritional quality of poultry meat and egg in alternative systems: response to different genetic strains and management strategies”. My main expertise concerns the evaluation of poultry welfare and behaviour using innovative […]

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The 6th PPILOW newsletter is now available!

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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: Elisa Angelucci, Diana Olah

Elisa Angelucci (UNIPG, Fellow researcher) – Diana Olah (USAVM, Mission head)

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PPILOW scientific publications

Welfare issues and potential solutions for laying hens in free range and organic production systems: A review based on literature and interviews  – by Claire Bonnefous (INRAE)

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NPG organizes contest to promote outdoor area design for increased animal welfare

In order to demonstrate the efforts of the organic farmers for animal welfare, the Flemish NPG on layers has set up a contest to select the ‘best outdoor area for chickens’.

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Progress and updates of the PPILOW National Practitioners Groups

The pig and poultry National Practitioners Groups (NPGs) are currently engaged in the project on two levels: the first one is contributing to the sustainability multicriteria assessment, by providing information on priorities and perception of different aspects of sustainability.

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An inusual dinner in Venice with Slow Food producers

At the 3rd annual meeting of the PPILOW project held in Venice (Italy) on October 12th, Slow Food organized a visit to a local farm that is part of the Slow Food Presidia network, Slow Food’s main project to protect agri-food biodiversity.

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PPILOW 3rd Annual meeting in Venice

PPILOW 3rd annual meeting in Venice was dedicated to the sharing of 3 years project results and the means to amplify their impact. The European PPILOW project partners gathered in Venice from the 11th to the 13th of October, 2022.

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Editorial

Ensuring poultry and pig welfare has become a crucial issue for low-input outdoor and organic farms, currently threatened in Europe by the international sanitary and economic crisis contexts.

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