Aug. 27, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2018

Location Dubrovnik, Croatia

Website http://eaap2018.org/

69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science

PROHEALTH organises session at EAAP

PROHEALTH will co-organise a session at the Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP). The theme of this year’s EAAP is “Conventional and traditional livestock production systems – new challenges”. The theme covers many topics including animal welfare and sustainability. PROHEALTH chose a fitting topic: ‘Sustainable control of production diseases in pigs and poultry, with emphasis on early survival’ (Session 38, 8:30-12:00 on 29 August 2018).

The following contributions have been accepted for an oral presentation:

  • Tim Giles, Tommy van Limbergen, Panagiotis Sakkas, Dominiek Maes, Ilias Kyriazakis, Paul Barrow & Neil Foster: A genetic biomarker panel for diagnosis of Coccidiosis and Necrotic Enteritis in broilers
  • Ida Just Pedersen, Björn Forkman: The effect of enrichment on broiler leg health – a systematic review
  • Manuel Jiménez, Joaquín Morales, Carlos Piñeiro, Gema Montalvo, Jake Cowton, Jaume Bacardit, Ilias Kyriazakis: A first predictive model for enteric disease in swine barns based on environmental sensor data
  • Ilias Chantziaras, Marlijn Klinkenberg, Tommy Van Limbergen, Jeroen Dewulf, Dimitri De Meyer, Lode Vrielinck, Carlos Pineiro, Manuel Jimenez, Dominiek Maes: Assessment of natural versus mechanical farm ventilation using daily registered data in fattening pigs
  • B. Clark, L.A. Panzone, G.B. Stewart, I. Kyriazakis, J.K. Niemi, T. Latvala, R. Tranter, P. Jones, L.J. Frewer: The public, animal production diseases and policy; what lessons can be learnt from consumer research?
  • A.H. Stygar, I. Chantziaras, I. Toppari, D. Maes, J. Niemi: It is possible to reduce antimicrobial consumption by improving biosecurity and welfare at pig farms?
  • Ida Thøfner, Louise Ladefoged Poulsen, Rikke Heidemann Olsen, Henrik Christensen, Magne Bisgaard & Jens Peter Christensen: Foot pad infections in broiler breeders – significance and prevalence
  • H. Quesnel, E. Merlot, B. Peuteman, A. Prunier, F. Robert and M.C. Meunier-Salaün: Enriching the sow environment and diet during gestation reduced piglet neonatal mortality
  • S.M. Matheson, G. A. Walling, R.J. Thompson, I. Kyriazakis, S.A. Edwards: Novel maternal traits affecting piglet survival
  • V.A. Moustsen, D. De Meyer, L. Vrielinck, T. Van Limbergen, S.A. Edwards: Sow management interventions to improve piglet survival
  • Montagne, L., Boudon, A., Meunier-Salaün M.C., Karhapää, M., Siljander-Rasi, H., Le Floc’h, N: Animal based indicators. Tools for controlling production disease in pigs

In addition, the following contributions have been accepted as poster presentations:

  • Manuel Jiménez, Joaquín Morales, Carlos Piñeiro, Gema Montalvo, Jake Cowton, Jaume Bacardit, Ilias Kyriazakis: A first predictive model for respiratory disease in swine barns based on environmental sensor data
  • Montagne L., Le Floc’h N., Rychlik I.: Microbiota composition and activity after weaning of two lines of pigs divergently selected on residual feed intake

PROHEALTH was also featured in the last EAAP newsletter No. 150 (page 6).

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