AnalysesDetailsContactpersoonZootechnical trials in small livestockFeed and digestibility trials in broilers, layers and rabbits. More information.Evelyne Delezie, Saskia Leleu
Excretion trials in poultryDetermination of the possible presence of residues in poultry meat and eggs.
Op 24 september 2020 verdedigde Annatachja De Grande haar doctoraat ‘Dietary zinc source affects performance and intestinal health in broilers’. Promotoren zijn Prof. dr. R. Ducatelle en Prof. dr. ir. F. Van Immerseel van UGent (Fac. Diergeneeskunde) en Dr. ir. Evelyne Delezie en Dr. Saskia Leleu van ILVO.
Besides this, we also study the difference between the microbiota of broilers which remain Campylobacter free until slaughter and the microbiota of flocks which become or are colonized with Campylobacter.OnderzoeksaanpakDuring the study, 60 broiler flocks (from 15 farms) are sampled and cecal droppings from the broilers as well as possible risk factors
Laboratory (ANIMALAB)Specialized research infrastructure
Several houses for broiler chicks, with enough room for a total of 7,200 broiler chicks.Laying hen house with room for approximately 1,100 layers (in enriched cages).A broiler house that can be adapted to house 720 turkeys.2 mobile chicken houses large enough for 220 (organic) layers or (organic) broilers