PPILOW’s People: Petra Thobe!
Hi, I’m Petra Thobe, senior researcher and agricultural economist at Thünen Institute of Farm Economics in Braunschweig, Germany. I´m leading the Poultry Research Unit focusing on impacts of animal welfare measures for laying hens, broilers and turkeys on the farm´s profitability and viability. Besides I am involved in statements for the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Germany and in various projects in the poultry sector, partly also as coordinator.“ Within PPILOW scope I am a Co-Facilitator of the German Practitioner Group for Poultry. Furthermore, I am involved in WP 1 as task leader of T1.4 and WP 7 as work package leader.