Peer-reviewed Publications

PPILOW will publish open access papers on peer reviewed journals.


  1. Welfare issues and potential solutions for laying hens in free range and organic production systems: A review based on literature and interviews. Bonnefous, A. Collin, L.A. Guilloteau, V. Guesdon, C. Filliat, S. Réhault-Godbert, T.B. Rodenburg, F.A.M. Tuyttens, L. Warin, S. Steenfeldt, L. Baldinger, M. Re, R. Ponzio, A. Zuliani, P. Venezia, M. Väre, P. Parrott, K. Walley, J.K. Niemi, C. Leterrier. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, August 2022.
  2. Prevalence of Swine Gastrointestinal Parasites in Two Free-Range Farms from Nord-West Region of Romania. H. Băieş, Z. Boros, C. M. Gherman, M. Spînu, A. Mathe, S. Pataky, M. Lefkaditis and V. Cozma. Pathogens, 11(9), 954, August 2022.


  1. Review: What are the challenges facing the table egg industry in the next decades and what can be done to address them?. Gautron, S. Réhault-Gobert, T.G.H. Van de Braak, I. C. Dunn. Animal, Issue 15, Vol. 7, July 2021.
  2. Dual-Purpose poultry in Organic Egg production and Effects on Egg Quality Parameter. Hammershøj, G. Hald Kristiansen, S. Steenfeldt – Foods – 10, 897; April, 2021; A paper including descriptions of the specific corrections were published January 2022 (;
  3. Working for food is related to range use in free-range broiler chickens. V. H. Bessa Ferreira, A. Simoni, K. Germain, C. Leterrier, L. Lansade, A. Collin, S. Mignon-Grasteau, E. Le Bihan-Duval, E. Guettier, H. Leruste, L. Calandreau, V. Guesdon. Spinger Nature, 11, Article number: 6253 (2021), 2021.