Fabrice Robert's workshop at Prohealth (Belgium)

Published 26/11/2018

Our specialist Fabrice Robert, Head of R&D department and Veterinary (CCPA Group) will present a workshop on Nutritional strategies to preserve health and performance and reduce antibiotics (also read : "Supporting animal health and performance by limiting antibiotic use" )

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ProHealth is an EU-supported and funded project on animal health and welfare.

affiche prohealth symposium conferenceThe project started in December 2013 and ends in November 2018(view project presentation) with a technical seminar for stakeholders in the sectors and a scientific symposium on 27 and 28 November 2018 in Ghent, Belgium.

On Tuesday, November 27, various workshops (swine and poultry) will be held, including Fabrice Robert.

Themes to be discussed on Tuesday in the workshop include

About swine :

  • Nutritional strategies (health, performance and reduce antibiotics)
  • Biosecurity
  • Neonatal mortality
  • Role of hygiene
  • Prediction using (big) data
  • Economic costs of production diseases

About poultry :

  • Biosecurity
  • Escherichia coli infections
  • Reassessment of the vitamin D
  • Egg disinfection protocols
  • Novel markers for production diseases
  • Economic costs of production diseases

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 is dedicated to the Scientific Symposium.

The themes of biosecurity in pigs and poultry and neonatal survival can be found.
Other topics:

  • Predicting the effects of the environment
  • Leg disorders
  • Production diseases (in particular : economic consequences of novel solutions, control of production diseases).

A topic on the use of probiotics to restrict antibiotics use in chickens will also be discussed.

The speakers are:

Poultry specialists:

  • Ilias Kyriazakis
  • Tommy Van Limbergen
  • Jens Peter Christensen
  • Panagiotis Sakkas
  • Sotiris Papasolomontos
  • Sara Perez
  • Tim Giles
  • Philip Jones
  • Ivan Rychlik
  • Filip Van Immerseel

Swine specialists:

  • Sandra Edwards
  • Ilias Chantziaras
  • Fanny Pandolfi
  • Vivi Aarestrup
  • Nathalie LeFloch
  • Carlos Pineiro
  • Fabrice Robert
  • Jarkko Niemi
  • Hélène Quesnel
  • Marie Christine Salaün
  • Neil Foster
  • Beth Clark
  • Jarkko Niemi
  • Peter Davies

More information : event and Prohealth project


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