Actual news

An accurate database: essential for efficient feeding

Publication date: 28-09-2017

On 6 September All About Feed organised a webinar on improving feed efficiency. The first speaker at this webinar was Piet van der Aar. The title of his presentation was: "An accurate database: essential for efficient feeding".
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Venky’s, big in poultry in Asia

Publication date: 14-08-2017

SFR is very proud to welcome the Venkatershawara Hatcheries group from India as new member for the Advanced Feed Package. This VH group, in the world known as Venky’s, is the biggest integrated producer of poultry products in Asia
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Open Acces "Facts about fats"

Publication date: 19-07-2017

The book "Facts about fats" written by Jannes Doppenberg and Piet van der Aar (2010) is recently republished as Open Access E-book by Wageningen Academic Publishers.
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Roger Davin: New researcher at SFR

Publication date: 17-07-2017

In June, the R&D department of Schothorst Feed Research was strengthened by Roger Davin.
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Lectorship Precision Feeding

Publication date: 29-06-2017

Feed optimisation with attention for both animal health and environment is the core of the new lector ship Precision Feeding in which Aeres University of Applied Science Dronten and Schothorst Feed Research will collaborate from 1 September onwards. Laura Star is appointed as lector and she will contribute to the content and design of education, research and delegation of knowledge in the area of precision feeding.
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Successful Feeds and Nutrition Course

Publication date: 27-06-2017

From 12-17 June 2017 Schothorst Feed Research organised a successful Feeds & Nutrition course. More than 130 participants from all over the world attended one or more course modules. The participants were a wide variety of people working in the feed and allied industry.
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Schothorst Feed Research’s 7th Feeds & Nutrition Course 12-16 June at Zaandam (Netherlands).

Publication date: 22-03-2017

The F&N Course has become an annual unique and growing event where specialists from the international feed and nutrition industry meet and share knowledge.
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Collaboration Schothorst Feed Research and Aeres University of Applied Sciences Dronten

Publication date: 02-02-2017

Because of current developments in livestock farming, Schothorst Feed Research and Aeres University of Applied Sciences Dronten see opportunities for collaboration in livestock nutrition.
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SFR at Eurotier webinars.

Publication date: 07-12-2016

At EuroTier 2017, All About Feed, Pig Progress, World Poultry and Dairy Global organised several webinars and seminars. For two of those seminars, SFR researchers were invited as speaker: Ellen van Eerden opened the seminar “Maintaining gut health in poultry“. Wilfried van Straalen was first speaker at the seminar “Milking cows in a healthy and sustainable way”.    
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Grazing experiment at Schothorst Feed Research

Publication date: 01-11-2016

A grazing experiment was carried out at Schothorst Feed Research from June until September 2016. This experiment is part of a larger project were the main research topic is the combination of grazing and reduction of ammonia emissions. This project was financed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and executed in collaboration with NMI-Agro.
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"All of this makes that the collaboration with Schothorst in the last 12 years for us has been very satisfactory"Suso Mendez, nutritionist Coren (Spain)
"It is especially regarding the energy evaluation, and especially for alternative rawmaterials that we acquire knowledge from Schothorst. Fiber fraction is probably the area where there is the greatest difference between Danish and Dutch feed evaluation."Hans Aae, Group R&D Director at DLG Group
"Commercial nutritionist need to have an independent, trustworthy and scientifically orientated technical partner. AFGRI Animal feeds have found this assurance in our technical partners at Schothorts Feed Research"Dr. Franscois Crots, Technical & Sales Director Monogastric Nutrition
"With SFR’s inputs, we increased the accuracy of feed ingredients energy and nutrients values"Dr. Paul Lu R&D director DaChan Greatwall Group