March 2016

Practice-led innovation supported by science and market-driven actors in the laying hen and other livestock sectors

HORIZON 2020 ISIB-02-2014 project, Grant no. 652638


March 2016: Succesfull project management meeting in the Mini Rondeel in Amsterdam 

Every 6 months the Hennovation project management team comes togheter  to discuss the progress of the Hennovation project and plan for the upcoming six months. This time the meeting took place in the  Mini Rondeel t' Eiland in Amsterdam the Netherlands.   

The rondeel is good example of an innovation coming out of a collaborative innovation process with producers and the development of this system was  lead by Wageningen University. The Roundel (or Rondeel in Dutch) is a unique housing system for laying hens.The Roundel has been designed to ensure laying hens can express their natural behavior without requiring practices such as beak-trimming.  More information  on :