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News | 04/04/2019

Gut health in pigs: new research and service platform

Gut health in pigs: new research and service platform

Gut health research in pigs provides a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms of zootechnical performance, health, and nitrogen emissions.

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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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Rethinking Of Antimicrobial Decision-systems in the Management of Animal Production

Association de Coordination Technique Agricole, Aarhus University, FIBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, University of Bologna, SLU - Swedisch University of Agricultural Sciences, STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH, Zuidelijke Land and Tuinbouw Organisatie, FEUGA, DGZ - Dierengezondheidszorg Vlaanderen, University of Liverpool, European Forum of Farm Animal

Main research questionThis project focuses on a more responsible use of antibiotics in animal production systems, in particular on how to efficiently steer and manage this transition in order to reduce the risk of antibiotic resistance.

Rethinking Of Antimicrobial Decision-systems in the Management of Animal Production

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Genetic tool for Ecosystem health Assessment in the North Sea region

Main research questionSustainable use and management of marine resources is key for good ecosystem health. Monitoring for ecosystem health assessments is currently based on morphological species identification, which is time-consuming, labor-intensive and skills reliant.

Genetic tool for Ecosystem health Assessment in the North Sea region

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