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.
PPILOW’s People: Elisa Angelucci!
Hi! I am Elisa. I am a fellow research at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences at the University of Perugia. I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Culture of Human Nutrition and a Master’s degree in Food Technology and Biotechnology, both from the University of Perugia. My main scientific activities […]
PPILOW’s People: Diana Olah!
Hello my name is Diana! From 2005 to 2008 I attended courses of Babeș – Bolyai University, Faculty of Letters, Romanian – English line. In 2008, I defended thesis The Beauty. Crises of the Beauty in Modern Esthetics and obtained the Bachelor’s Degree in Letters. Between 2008 and 2010 I followed the courses of Comparative […]
PPILOW’s People: Lisa Baldinger!
Lisa Baldinger is a senior resarcher at Thuenen Institiute and works on organic poultry and pig production. Her chicken projects revolve around the topics of 100% organic feeding, dual-purpose genotypes and the use of pastures with wood structures for chicken. In PPILOW, she is involved in the testing of dual-purpose genotypes as an alternative to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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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