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16-06-2020 - At the beginning of 2019, De Heus initiated an extensive long-term scientific study of the influence of the female broiler breeder’s nutrition on chick quality. High chick quality already starts during the formation of the egg and the embryo in the female broiler breeder. The mother...

10-06-2020 - Our aquaculture R&D center is located in tropical Vietnam next to the Mekong river. This is ideal because we can do the research trials under near-market conditions. For example use water with similar quality parameters resembling the markets where we are present, in Vietnam, South...

05-03-2020 - Every day we are busy producing animal feed. As a result, a lot of feed passes through our factories and laboratories to always achieve and maintain the desired quality. Time to share some facts & figures about our animal feed production.

16-08-2019 - Excellent chick quality is of importance for the proper start-up of a flock of broilers. This already starts during the formation of the egg and the embryo in the broiler breeder. As soon as the hatching egg is laid, all of the nutrients needed for the embryo to develop until hatch,...

09-07-2018 - Following De Heus' four-phase Kaliber® Young Rearing Plan results in heifers that calve at 24 months and weigh 570 kilos after calving. Throughout the entire rearing period, the animals show 'Kaliber'. Kaliber means that the backline and the last ribs are clearly visible and heifers...

09-07-2018 - De Heus is the exclusive supplier of the OmniGen. OmniGen supports the resistance in cows in a natural way and can result in a lower cell count, more milk and better fertility. Three dairy farmers that use OmniGen share their experiences. A well-functioning immune system forms the...

02-07-2018 - Challenging the cows at the beginning of the lactation period improves their health and efficiency, as well as the net profitgain per cow. Of course the milk production response depends on many factors, including the starting ration, the production level and the dry phase. The cows...

02-07-2018 - Because rations must produce returns, the ration efficiency on a dairy farm is of key importance. Ration efficiency is expressed in kilograms of fat and protein-corrected milk (FPCM) produced by a dairy herd on the basis of the kilograms of dry matter consumed. From an economic...

02-07-2018 - OmniGen supports the resistance of a cow in a natural way. A cow's immune system is regularly under fire by a host of organisms, including bacteria and viruses. In addition, stress has a negative effect on the operation of the immune system. Changes in the daily rhythm of a cow...

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