Latest News

18.5.2018

2ND KEEL BONE DAMAGE TRAINING SCHOOL – JUNE 14TH, 2018

The 2nd Keel Bone Damage (kbd) Training School will be held on June 14th at the Experimental Poultry Centre in Geel,… read more »

Radiographic examination detects differences in KBD between layer lines and housing systems

A new study using radiography to examine the keel bone throughout the laying period has recently been published in PLOS… read more »

9.5.2018

Keel bone fractures in broiler breeders too!

New research from the University of Bern, Switzerland led by Dr. Sabine Gebhardt and published in Applied Animal Behaviour Science… read more »

31.1.2018

1.4 million USD in funding from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research for Keel Bone Damage Research

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit established in the US 2014 Farm Bill, awarded three grants… read more »

Keel Bone Damage in many languages

In an effort to touch base with producers and stakeholders of all sorts, a double-sided leaflet can be downloaded from our website’s main page (www.keelbonedamage.eu) by clicking on the respective link for your language.  The leaflet explains the basics of the Action, what we are trying to do, and how we are going to do it.  Current languages are: English, German, Italian, Danish, Slovak, French, and Greek.

 

If anyone else is interested in offering a translation, please contact Mike Toscano @ Michael.Toscano@vetsuisse.unibe.ch