How can you improve the health of laying hens and broilers?

Want to know how you can improve the health, well-being and resilience of layers and broilers later in life? Register for the PPILOW Project Symposium on May 21, 2024.

During the seminar, the knowledge gained during the PPILOW project and the solutions found will be shared. The symposium focuses on strategies to improve the health, welfare and later life resilience of layers and broilers within low-input organic production systems.


time a description Loudspeaker
12:30 pm Entry with coffee and tea
1:00 pm Opening and introduction of the PPILOW project Professor Dr. er. Bas Rodenburg, UU, Netherlands
1:15 pm Green light during breeding: effects on reproductive characteristics and behavior in brown and white laying hens MA Maeva Manet, UU, Netherlands
1:45 pm Effects of early life strategies and free-range enrichment on chicken behavior and welfare Michael Plant-Aga MSc, EV ILVO, Belgium
2:15 pm New strategies to improve the welfare of outdoor, organic, low-input laying hens Saskia Klevois MSc, UU, Netherlands
2:45 pm Coffee break
3:15 pm Effects of on-farm rearing on performance, adaptability and animal welfare of slow-growing broilers Dr. Anne Collin, INRAE, France
3:45 pm The effect of thermal manipulation during incubation of slower-growing broilers on chick quality, behavior and resilience later in life. Eveline Grat MA, EV ILVO, Belgium
4:15 pm Close Professor Dr. er. Bas Rodenburg, UU, Netherlands
4:30 pm Drink


date: May 21, 2024

time: From 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm

location: Wageningen University and Research Campus, Building 103: Orion (Brunland 1, Wageningen)

to sign up

Register for the seminar via this link

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Source: Wageningen University and Research

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