Hi! My name is Craig, an agricultural economist who has worked at the Thuenen Institute on poultry issues since 2019. I recently joined the PPILOW project in February 2023 and I am conducting poultry farm economic analysis of slow-growing dual-purpose breeds under WP7. Prior to joining PPILOW, I worked on broiler farm economics in Ghana, […]
Hi! I am Zsolt Boros. I graduated in 2017 in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. I finished my PhD in 2022 at the Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Disease, under the coordination of Prof. Dr. Vasile COZMA. The topic of my doctoral thesis was “Epidemiological […]
Hi! I am Daniela. I studied agricultural science at the University of Gießen. After working in the animal feed sector for 10 years, I joined the Thuenen Institute of Organic Farming in 2018. I am part of the work group pig & poultry and has mainly worked with pigs so far but is eager to […]
The PPILOW Autumn school “How to improve welfare in poultry and pig low input outdoor and organic farms?” will be held in Assisi (Italy) from 25 to 27 October 2023. The free-range poultry and organic poultry and pig productions production requests different knowledge and cognitive paradigm respect to conventional system, accordingly, the aim of the […]
This spring, Emy Ridderbos joined the UU team. She is an Applied Biology student at the HAS Green Academy. Her internship is established in collaboration with Herenboeren. In this on-farm study, Emy is comparing the behaviour of laying hen hybrids and dual-purpose hens in mobile houses, with the aim to design the most optimal conditions in […]
This new video of the PPILOW project focuses on the promotion of natural behaviour in free range systems. The expression of these behaviours is an important aspect of the poultry welfare improvement. Enjooy this nice video!
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List of the upcoming and past events with PPILOW project partners attendance.
PPILOW results will be presented at the coming EAAP meeting in Lyon, France (August 26-September 1, 2023)!
A session (#62) dedicated to Poultry and PIg Low input and Organic production systems’ Welfare will be held under both the EAAP ‘Animal Health and Welfare’ and « Pig (with the contribution of the Poultry working group) Commissions on the 30th of August, 2023.
Daniela Werner (Thuenen, Agricultural Researcher) – Craig Chibanda (Thuenen, Agricultural economist) – Emy Ridderbos (UU, Student) – Zsolt Boros (USAMV, PhD student)