23 Oct 2020

Effects of on-farm and traditional hatching on welfare, health, and performance of broiler chickens

In on-farm hatching systems, eggs that have been incubated for 18 D are transported to the broiler farm. After hatching around day 21, the chicks have immediate access to feed and water

23 Oct 2020

ESVAC – Sales of veterinary antimicrobial agents in 31 European countries in 2018

The latest ESVAC report, published in October 2020, shows that sales of antibiotics for use in animals in Europe fell by more than 34% between 2011 and 2018

19 Oct 2020

COVID-19 Effects on Livestock Production: A One Welfare Issue

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights that we exist in a global community. From a single city, it spread to 188 countries across the world and infected 30 million people by September 18, 2020.

13 Oct 2020

ScienceDirect : On-farm hatching of broiler chickens

Comparative assessment of general behaviour and fear-related responses in hatchery-hatched and on-farm hatched broiler chickens

13 Oct 2020

Biosecurity measures on the farm

Interesting video about biosecurity on the farm, please click to watch

16 May 2020

Wageningen U&R: Better pens mean ‘better’ pigs

Pigs that grow up in an enriched environment – a bigger pen with straw and sawdust, for example – grow faster, have better immunity, and can cope with disappointments better, concludes PhD researcher Lu Luo.

12 May 2020

The Veterinary Journal: Potential dietary feed additives

with antibacterial effects and their impact on performance of weaned piglets: A meta-analysis

11 May 2020

Review: European perspectives on efforts to reduce antimicrobial usage in food animal production; Simon J. More

European perspectives on efforts to reduce antimicrobial usage in food animal production

13 Feb 2020

ifip Institut de porc : Biofilm dans les circuits d’eau : indicateurs et protocoles de décapage

A pipe-cleaning protocol is essential to limit development of biofilm and preserve animal health. This study aims to validate biofilm measurement indicators in water pipes on pig farms and compare different cleaning protocols

11 Feb 2020

Relative contribution of production chain phases to health and performance of broiler chickens a field study

Poultry Science : Wageningen Livestock Research : a field study

30 Jan 2020

Wageningen University and Reasearch : Pigs’ natural needs central to new pig farm

The natural needs of the pig are central. In the coming months, researchers will regularly check and measure whether the theory matches practice.

03 Dec 2019


animal is a monthly international journal of animal bioscience published in collaboration with the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

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