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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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Transfer of innovation from Denmark to France and Italy: improving outdoors sows housing

– by Martina Re (AIAB) Within the PPILOW project, the Work package 2 has the aim to facilitate the change process of the National Practitioners Groups (NPGs) involved and to help the transfer of innovations from experimental Work packages to NPGs. In particular Task 2.3 is dedicated to the scaling up of innovations for improving […]

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PPILOW project: many advances with practitioners despite the sanitary issues

– by Anne Collin (INRAE) In the challenging context of avian influenza that has hit farmers and their animals of outdoor poultry production systems very hard for this dark past year, and after COVID-19 issues and uncertainties due to war at the door of the EU, let’s hope that the poultry and pig low input […]

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Coming events

List of the upcoming events with PPILOW project partners attendance. Event Date  Location Partners World Poultry Congress 2022 7-11 August 2022 Paris, France Specific session on Animal Welfare in outdoor and organic production systems with several partners involved  

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Contribute to the Public consultation of the European Commission on Animal Welfare!

– by Anne Collin (INRAE) The European Commission has launched a public consultation in relation to the revision of the Animal Welfare legislation planned to be completed by the end of 2023. You can consult the first results of the Inception impact assessment and provide your feedback by following this link and filling the EC survey before the […]

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Contributions of PPILOW partners to the dissemination of the project outputs

– by Anne Collin (INRAE) The PPILOW partners have presented the outputs of the project in several scientific and professional events this summer. Especially we can mention: Two communications in a specific session of European Association of European Economists 2021, XVI EAAE Congress, July 20-23, 2021, Prague, Czech Republic (2020 postponed). They reviewed on the […]

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Current PPILOW experiments for improving poultry welfare

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. Enjoy the video to know more!  

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