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Animal welfare

Research into the optimal housing and management of pigs, cattle, poultry and rabbits alike should improve the quality of life.

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Precision livestock farming

... Flanders has a precision livestock farming system yet. There is a high degree of automation within poultry and pig farms, especially in terms of ventilation control and feeding. This is also incre...

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

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Research on humane methods for killing individual poultry on-farm

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

...als, according to the European Council Regulation 1099/2009. Alternative methods to kill individual poultry do exist, however, which may prove to be more animal-friendly and/or more feasible. Not a...

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Optimal cultivation of protein crops for poultry feeding

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

How can arable farmers, poultry farmers and the local animal feed industry in Flanders work with crops mixed with legumes, as an alternative source of protein for poultry?

News | 07/06/2021

Heat plan for poultry

The overall goal of this LA track is to provide the poultry sector with a farm-specific heat action plan. Several measures are recommended for reducing heat stress, ranging from adapting ...

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

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Poultry and rabbit farming

Poultry and rabbit farmers, their customers, and their suppliers will find here the answer to “what can ILVO do for me?”. You’ll get a brief overview of relevant expertise, analyses, infrastructure, a...

News | 18/01/2021

Improving biosecurity in the poultry sector

The Horizon 2020 "NETPOULSAFE" project has the goal of improving compliance with biosecurity in poultry farming by suggesting, validating and sharing supportive actions. Relevant suggested actions wil...

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

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Co-creation in poultry and rabbit production

...roilers, layers and rabbits. More information.Evelyne Delezie, Saskia Leleu Excretion trials in poultryDetermination of the possible presence of residues in poultry meat and eggs. More ...

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Welfare Improving monitoring Solutions for cHickens

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

To benefit of the poultry industry, the WISH project develops innovative solutions to improve both the productivity and and welfare of broiler chickens.

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The welfare of broiler chickens produced in Brazil versus Belgium

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

General introductionThe poultry industry has been strongly industrialised over the last couple of decades. The challenges to improve animal welfare vary between countries. In this project we are s...

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Mobile housing systems for laying hens and broiler chickens

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

...ee range? This research aims to increase our empirical knowledge about the behaviour and welfare of poultry, production performance and system profitability, innovative agricultural systems (combin...

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RAMBO

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

...riented and supporting solutions - looks for innovative measures and techniques that enable pig and poultry farmers to significantly reduce their ammonia emissions and can also be applied on existi...

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Soy free chicken and pig production

Linked Sectors: Poultry and rabbit farming

The main objective of this project is to demonstrate that European protein sources can be used as feed ingredients for pig and poultry feeds in a profitable way.