Nice to meet you! My name is Saskia Kliphuis. I’m a behavioural biologist and PhD candidate. Within PPILOW, my aim is to study whether we can use innovative strategies during early life, to reduce fearfulness and prevent feather pecking in laying hens. Even in low input and organic housing systems, these issues remain a threat […]
I am a senior researcher at INRAE, the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, in the Avian Biology and Poultry Science Unit (BOA) coordinating the PPILOW project. My research topic deals with the impacts of early life management on the later welfare, physiology and health of chickens, and on the quality of […]
Interested in feed sustainability and animal welfare? Register now for the online conference “Improving sustainability and welfare in organic poultry and pig production”, taking place on the 25th & 26th of January 2021. Organic farming leads the way in sustainability and animal welfare and is ready to improve even more. Four research projects, OK-Net EcoFeed, PPILOW, Freebirds and POWER, are ready to […]
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“SAVE THE DATE!!! IMPROVING SUSTAINABILITY AND WELFARE IN ORGANIC POULTRY AND PIG PRODUCTION 25TH-26TH JANUARY 2021, ONLINE It is with great excitement that OK-Net EcoFeed announces its final project conference bringing together 4 Horizon 2020 projects: OK-Net EcoFeed, PPILOW, Freebirds and POWER. Mark the 25th – 26th of January 2021 in your calendar and follow us for […]
EUREKA is a project funded by the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme that aims to build an EU-level Agricultural Knowledge Repository to ensure that all those working in the industry have easy access to the best, most up-to-date information in the farming and forestry sectors. The main goal is to promote knowledge sharing and […]
ILVO is looking for a researcher on welfare of farm animals to employ on the EU project PPILOW starting from November 2020. Deadline: 11th October 2020. For more information and application, read the job vacancy.
The EAAP Annual Meeting will be held on-line from December 1st to 4th, 2020. We will showcase hundreds hours of programming delivered through plenty of scientific sessions, workshops, plenary sessions, interactive and innovative exhibit hall, live discussions about the latest animal science topics. The Early Registration, before September 15th, is discounted. Those who submitted abstracts […]
The webinar: “How to produce your own farm video to enhance knowledge exchange” organized under NEFERTITI project will be held on July 09, 2020, from 10.30 AM to 12.00 PM (CET), ONLINE! The presenter of the event will be Thomas Alföldi from FiBL (Research Institute of Organic Agriculture). Thomas produces low-budget audio-visual material for several EU projects. […]
The European Commission has been at the forefront of supporting research and innovation and coordinating European and global research efforts, including preparedness for pandemics. In addition to a number of past and ongoing research actions related to coronaviruses and outbreaks, the Commission launched several special actions in 2020. These actions address epidemiology, preparedness and response […]