EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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Harvesting Feathers

The Scientific Opinion on the practice of collecting feathers from live geese for down production concluded that removing feathers from live geese can be carried without causing pain, suffering or injury to the birds, if feathers are gathered. Gathering f ...

Oyster mortality

In the summer of 2008 and 2009, severe mortality events in cultured Pacific oyster were reported from the main European producing countries. The European Commission requested EFSA to assess the relative importance of possible causes, including infectious ...

Genetic selection of broilers

This scientific opinion describes the influence of genetic parameters that have affected the welfare of commercial broilers. There is a lack of robust scientific data for Europe on welfare outcome indicators and these should be recorded independently and ...

Housing and management of broiler breeders

This scientific opinion describes welfare aspects of the management and housing of the grand-parent and parent stocks (broiler breeders) raised and kept for breeding purposes in EU member states. The health and welfare consequences were reviewed and a ris ...

Scientific opinion on welfare of dairy cows in relation to metabolic and reproductive problems based on a risk assessment with special reference to the impact of housing, feeding, management and genetic selection

No abstract available Keywords:  animal welfare, metabolism, reproduction, dairy cows, risk assessment, housing, nutrition and feeding, management, genetic selection, farming systems. doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1140 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2008-339 Panels ...

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