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Feasibility of free farrowing ("Haalbaarheid van vrijloopkraamhokken" in Dutch)

Varkensloket, Boerenbond , KU Leuven Thomas More

Varkenshouderij;

The findings will be disseminated through two demonstration afternoons, study circles, the trade press, www.varkensloket.be (in Dutch) and newsletters. Partners within the operational group Triple F are 11 pig farmers (pioneers and innovators), Boerenbond, KU Leuven, PVL and Varkensloket/ILVO.

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Creating added value by stimulating desired animal behavior via music

PVL - Proef- en Vormingscentrum voor de Landbouw vzw, Varkensloket, Mediaan BV, Varkenshouder Piet Paesmans, Breydel - varkensfilière

Varkenshouderij;

In addition to pig farmer Piet Paesmans (who took the initiative), Breydel, PVL, ILVO, Varkensloket and Mediaan BV are also involved as partners. Research approachAn objective approach will be used to determine which music (e.g. type, regime and loudness) adds value to pig welfare and performance at what time.

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Co-creation opportunities in pig production

AnalysesDetailsContactperssonZootechnical trials in pigsFeed and digestibility trials in piglets, meat pigs, sows and boarsSam Millet (animal husbandry), Annelies Van Nuffel (NEW CONTACT Agricultural Engineering)Behavior and animal welfareVeehouderij: gedrag en welzijn van de voornaamste landbouwhuisdieren (rund, varken, kip, konijn).Agrotechniek: (

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Toward a farm-economic and environmental win-win by more efficient feed use in pig farming

Varkenshouderij;

Measuring feed utilization in a standardized way was the first step.Together with the stakeholders, a new indicator was therefore developed: carcass growth per kg of feed: https://www.varkensloket.be/tools/CGFWhen comparing the farms that were monitored, these factors appeared to be related to a high carcass gain per kg of feed: the use of pellets in

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The Nitrogen Reduction Plan (PAS)

> Back to: ILVO reference tasks for the environmental policy area Interesting links (in Dutch) General info about PAS: www.natura2000.vlaanderen.beInformation about low-emissions animal housing: www.vlm.beAmmoniak - Kenniscentrum InfoMilwww.vlaanderen.be/nl/publicaties/detail/code-van-goede-praktijk-voor-emissiearme-stalsystemen-in-de-varkenshouderij

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Mitigating measures for odor emissions

(In Dutch) Milderende maatregelen voor geuremissies afkomstig van bestaande varkens- en pluimveestallen in Vlaanderen (pdf - aangepaste versie sinds 30/09/201Circular This letter applies to existing pig or poultry stables (i.e. stables that are not constructed according to the list of low ammonia emission stables), which in the past have given rise

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Pig farming

Your point of contact: the Pig Information Center The Pig Information Center (Varkensloket) is the ideal point of contact for all questions on pig farming. The answer is always objective, independent, and scientifically substantiated.