Next discussion moment on the NetPoulSafe forum on September 27th will be held with Dr Hanne Nijs, Researcher and Expert at the Experimental Poultry Centre, Antwerp (Belgium), to discuss about “Sustainable control of Poultry Red Mite”.
Pest are a key point in biosecurity, because they often carry pathogens that can enter in the poultry house. Fighting against pest is crucial, many chemical products are used for this purpose. How is it possible to control the red mite in a sustainable way ? Dr Hanne Nijs will answer this question and discuss with you on NetPoulSafe platform.
You can ask your question from now here and comme back on the same page on September 27th for interaction with our expert.
Dr. Hanne Nijs is a poultry vet graduated from Ghent University in 2014. After completion of her doctorate at the University of Warwick (UK) investigating the feasibility and sustainability of a farmer-driven surveillance system for sheep and beef cattle, she joined the Experimental Poultry Centre in Geel (Belgium) as a researcher on the MiteControl project. The focus of MiteControl is sustainable control of poultry red mite including preventive measures, routine monitoring and the use of non-chemical treatments.