Search results for Animal Welfare

Research projects

Creating added value by stimulating desired animal behavior via music

Main research questionIn recent years, consumers, producers, meat processors and retailers have been paying increasing attention to animal welfare. To achieve higher welfare, the focus is often on adding positive (enriching) experiences for the animals, rather than removing negative experiences.

Creating added value by stimulating desired animal behavior via music

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Transparency regarding animal trials

ILVO generates knowledge to promote more sustainable animal husbandry, fisheries and aquaculture. To do this, it is inevitable to that animals are kept and used for research (where the animals are kept in group housing or in their original ecosystem to the degree possible).

Transparency regarding animal trials

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Animal Related Analyses (ANIMALAB)

Quality control is an important element in the constant pursuit of integrated and sustainable quality assurance in animal and human nutrition.

Animal Related Analyses (ANIMALAB)

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Poultry and Pig Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare

Main research questionThis European research project aims to improve animal welfare in pigs and poultry that are raised organically and in free-range systems. In concrete terms, the 23 project partners will work together on innovative solutions and tools.

Poultry and Pig Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare

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The welfare of broiler chickens produced in Brazil versus Belgium

The challenges to improve animal welfare vary between countries. In this project we are studying and comparing the welfare of broiler chickens that have been produced locally (Flanders) to that of broilers imported to the European market from South Brazil.

The welfare of broiler chickens produced in Brazil versus Belgium

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