13 December 2023
The third Reflection Board meeting between representatives of the Reflection...

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Third Reflection Board meeting
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13/12/2023
The third Reflection Board meeting between representatives of the Reflection Board (RB) organizations (from the EU Platform on Animal Welfare) and the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA, was held remotely via Teams on December, 12th 2023 afternoon. In total 14 participants, six of them from seven EU platform entities forming the RB, and seven from the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA were connected. One representative from DG SANTE attended as an observer.   This meeting was the occasion to present the...
Fourth MEETING BETWEEN THE CENTRE AND COMPETENT AUTHORITIES REPRESENTATIVES
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13/12/2023
The fourth EU-network meeting between representatives of EU MS Competent Authorities (CAs) and the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA, took place virtually on October 24-25, 2023 on 2 *0,5 days. In total 59 participants, from 22 EU MSs participated, including 39 delegates from CAs, 13 from EURCAW-Poultry-SFA, and 7 observers: two DG SANTE unit G5 representatives, three EFSA representatives, and two EFTA representatives.    This meeting was the occasion to present the Centre’s work...
EURCAW-Poultry-SFA members attended the eleven European Symposium on Poultry Welfare
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11/07/2023
From 26 to 29 June 2023, the eleven European Symposium on Poultry Welfare took place in Prague (Czech Republic). Seven members of the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA participated and two members had an oral communication based on results arising from the Centre’s work. EURCAW-Poultry-SFA members (from the left to the right: A.Contreras, F.Mocz, A.B.Riber, V.Michel, K.E.Wurtz., A.Velarde)   Session 4 – Bone quality, 27.06.23, proceeding p46 Effect of environmental enrichments...
Common EURCAW meeting for the National Reference Centres & Supporting Bodies 20 June 2023
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11/07/2023
On 20 June, the 3 EURCAWs hosted the Common EURCAW meeting for the National Reference Centres (NRCs) & Supporting Bodies (SBs). At the start of the meeting, the EURCAWs presented highlights of their current activities. The next session introduced two relatively new NRCs for Animal Welfare – Spain (established in March 2023) and Slovenia (established in January 2022).  The National Centre Group for Animal Welfare (NCGAW) then led an interactive session. The NCGAW currently...
EURCAW-Poultry-SFA Dannish management meeting
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03/05/2023
The first physical Centre management meeting of the year was held in Denmark in Vejle from 12 to 14 April 2023. Thirteen members of the Centre met in order to prepare the third 3 EURCAWs-NRCs/SBs meeting, the fourth CAs meeting (save the date: online meeting, 2*0.5 days during the last week of October 2023) and work together on the 2023 various tasks.    
Best practices for alternative egg production systems - Final Conference
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22/03/2023
On 3 May 2023, in Brussels, will take place a high-level conference presenting the results of a two-year European Parliament pilot project on Best practices for transitioning to higher welfare cage-free egg production systems. This pilot project is particularly relevant in the context of the Commission's commitment, in response to the European Citizen's Initiative End the Cage Age' to propose legislation to phase-out the use of cages for laying hens (and other species). The project...
Second Reflection Board meeting
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20/12/2022
The second Reflection Board meeting between representatives of the Reflection Board (RB) organizations (from the EU Platform on Animal Welfare) and the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA, was held remotely via Teams on November, 18th 2022 afternoon. In total 12 participants, seven of them from seven EU platform entities forming the RB, and four from EURCAW-Poultry-SFA were connected. One representative from DG SANTE attended as an observer.   This meeting was the occasion to remind the objectives...
Third MEETING BETWEEN THE CENTRE AND COMPETENT AUTHORITIES REPRESENTATIVES
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19/12/2022
The third EU-network meeting between representatives of EU Member States (MSs) Competent Authorities (CAs) and the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA, took place in Palma (Spain) on September, 28-29, 2022 for 1,5 days. In total 59 participants, from 19 EU MSs participated, including 26 delegates from CAs, and 14 from EURCAW-Poultry-SFA. One EFTA representative attended as an observer. This meeting was the occasion to present the objectives of the Centre, and the work performed since the last meeting....
XI European Symposium on Poultry Welfare
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15/12/2022
The next 26 to 29 June 2023, will take place the eleven European Symposium on Poultry Welfare in Prague (Czech Republic). 9 sessions are planned:   Welfare – part of poultry production sustainability Welfare assessment (labelling, traceability, precision livestock farming, smart technologies) Main welfare challenges (feather pecking, beak trimming, keel bone, bone strength in broilers) Poultry killing, transport, slaughtering Poultry breeding and welfare, epi-...
EURCAWs met with National Reference Centres and National Supporting Bodies
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17/10/2022
The three EURCAWs (EURCAW Ruminants & Equines, EURCAW Pigs, and EURCAW Poultry-SFA) hosted the second workshop with National Reference Centres for Animal Welfare and the Competent Authorities’ Supporting Bodies on 13 September 2022. In total 89 participants from 22 Member States participated, including 24 members from the three EURCAWs, and three delegates from DG SANTE of the European Commission.   The aims of the meeting were...

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