During the three-day congress at the VIV-Europe 2022, aviNews International had the great opportunity to interview different poultry experts with experience in diverse fields or areas in the industry. This note introduces you to the interview with Dr. Bas Rodenburg, professor of animal welfare at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
The interviews were developed by Ad Bal, the editor of aviNews International, who has more than 20 years of experience as an editor in de poultry sector.
Dr. Rodenburg is the coordinator of the project called “Best Practice Hens,” which is a European initiative. He explained that one of the reasons for creating this project is the increase of cage-free hens and the variations in the production systems among countries regarding the percentage of farms that are changing to cage-free.
The European Commission proposed this project to help farmers with a low percentage of farms switches to cage-free to provide them with the best practices during the transition.
Other topics discussed during the interview were:
To watch the interview with Dr. Bas Rodenburg, check out the video where the above topics and others are discussed in depth.
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