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News | 07/06/2021

Heat plan for poultry

Heat plan for poultry

How can we develop a reliable heat action plan for the poultry sector that can be adapted to the specific needs of the farm? In the LA project COOLCHICKS, ILVO, Proefbedrijf Pluimveehouderij, Pehestat, University of Ghent and Lanupro are looking for improvement strategies.

News | 18/01/2021

Improving biosecurity in the poultry sector

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 will be communicated on a large scale via audio-visuals, fact sheets, and e-learning modules.

Research projects

Optimal cultivation of protein crops for poultry feeding

Main research questionHow 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? This question is answered in a chain perspective, within the OPTIPLUIM project. The aim is to look at cultivation, processing and use.

Optimal cultivation of protein crops for poultry feeding

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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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Towards more sustainable poultry farming via source-oriented ammonia emissions reduction

Main research questionThe general aim of this LA-project is to help the poultry sector on its way to a socially accepted low-emission poultry farming system. The goal of this project is to look for ways to reduce ammonia emissions based on a source-oriented approach.

Towards more sustainable poultry farming via source-oriented ammonia emissions reduction

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Creating added value in organic agriculture through sustainable combinations of crops and free range for poultry

Main research questionThe aim of the LEGCOMBIO project is to investigate how a single parcel of agricultural land can be used more efficiently and sustainably through the thoughtful combination of perennial crops for the production of food, wood and/or biomass with a free-range for (organic) poultry.

Creating added value in organic agriculture through sustainable combinations of crops and free range for poultry

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Co-creation in poultry and rabbit production

More information.Evelyne Delezie, Saskia Leleu Excretion trials in poultryDetermination of the possible presence of residues in poultry meat and eggs. More information.Behavior and welfare of farm animals Behavior and welfare of broilers, layers and rabbits.

Co-creation in poultry and rabbit production

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