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EBENE application for poultry welfare self-assessment by farmers

{Tool} EBENE application for poultry welfare self-assessment by farmers. Creator(s): Warin, Laura; Bouvarel, Isabelle; Mika, Amandine; Thys, Mirjan; Graat, Evelien; Courboulay, Valérie; Meunier-Salaün, Marie-Christine; Stomp, Mathilde; Leruste, Hélène; Guesdon, Vanessa; Collin, Anne; Giersberg, Mona; Rodenburg, Bas and Tuyttens, Frank. Issuing Organisation(s): ITAVI - Institut Technique de l'Aviculture, ILVO - Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, IFIP - Institut Français du Porcs, INRAE - National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, JUNIA, Utrecht University. (2018)

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Online at: https://www.itavi.asso.fr/content/lapplication-numerique-ebener-un-outil-simple-et-ergonomique-pour-levaluation-du-bien-etre

Summary

The EBENE® smartphone app was designed for farmers to monitor the welfare of their own poultry and rabbits in different production systems, including free-range and organic systems. The app contains animal-based questions that relate to one of the 4 Welfare Quality principles: good housing, good feeding, good health and appropriate behaviour. The results include scores for each welfare indicator and aggregated criteria and automated advice with risk factors for possible welfare problems. An anonymous comparison with the scores of other app users is also possible within a specific company (benchmarking). Using the EBENE® app could help increase awareness of potential welfare problems and risk factors, which could make it easier to prevent problems from occurring. Farmers are advised to discuss the results with their veterinarian or other advisors to, if relevant, come up with the best approach to improve animal welfare on their farm.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Monitor and improve the welfare of your poultry.
What problem does the tool address?:How can you optimise / improve the welfare of your free-range poultry?
What solution does the tool offer?:This tool allows farmers to assess the welfare of their own animals. The results, including automated feedback, can help guide farmers to improve animal welfare.
Country:France
Type of Practice Tool:Other type of tool
Other Type:Mobile application
Keywords:animal husbandry, animal health, animal welfare, animal protection, animal housing, veterinary medicine, disease prevention
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishanimal husbandryhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8532
Englishanimal healthhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_431
Englishanimal welfarehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_443
Englishanimal protectionhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_37636
Englishanimal housinghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_432
Englishveterinary medicinehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8206
Englishdisease preventionhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10394
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: France > ITAVI
European Union > Horizon 2020 > PPilow
France > IFIP - Institut du porc
France > INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Belgium > Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) - (Merelbeke) > Unit Animal Sciences
Netherlands > Other organizations
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:816172
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/de/tool/39330
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:39330
Deposited On:18 Feb 2021 08:48
Last Modified:18 Feb 2021 08:51
Document Language:English, Dutch/Nederlands, French/Francais
Status:Published

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