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SFR investigates methane production of dairy cattle

Publication date: 19-10-2021

In November 2020, a methane emission project started at SFR. The current social issues regarding emissions from livestock farming require pragmatic solutions. SFR is therefore investigating how greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced through sophisticated feeding of farm animals. This project has been financed by SFR's own innovation budget. Collaboration with other interested parties is certainly possible in the future.
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Least cost formulation for Ruminant, Swine and Poultry diets

Publication date: 08-09-2021

SFR is constantly developing and improving knowledge about feedstuff and by-products composition and nutritional requirements. SFR has facilities for laying hens, broilers, dairy cows and swine to develop and evaluate new concepts of production. The SFR feedstuff list contains more than 400 feedstuffs and is updated yearly. The feedstuff list contains standard chemical compositions as well as specific nutrients from SFR based on own research. In addition, the SFR feed recommendations are used for the formulations in the Least Cost Formulation report.
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VANESSA LAGOS: NEW RESEARCHER POULTRY NUTRITION

Publication date: 07-09-2021

In August Vanessa Lagos has started as a Researcher in the R&D Poultry team of Schothorst Feed Research.
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SFR puts new roughage reweigher into operation

Publication date: 12-08-2021

Schothorst Feed Research (SFR) has started using the new roughage reweigher. The old feed return weigher was more than 30 years old and needed to be replaced. This new weigher has been developed together with GEPES and SFR into a machine that meets all requirements.
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Feeds & Nutrition 2021 an online success!

Publication date: 29-06-2021

During the month of June, the Feeds & Nutrition Course 2021 has come to a successful end. It was an intensive and instructive course program which was offered completely digitally. SFR's researchers and consultants spent a month sharing and discussing the latest developments and knowledge in the field of animal nutrition with the nutritionists and specialists of national and international customers.
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New manager Sales & Consultancy

Publication date: 04-05-2021


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SFR contributes to a more sustainable animal protein production.

Publication date: 03-12-2020

The worldwide need for protein sources for pig and poultry feed increases on a yearly basis. The main drivers are growth of the world population and increasing welfare of people.
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PROTEIN FROM GRASS AND GREEN LEAF TESTED IN FEEDS FOR PIG AND POULTRY

Publication date: 03-12-2020

Schothorst Feed Research and Wageningen Livestock Research, together with partners from the animal feed chain, are looking to upgrade circular raw materials into valuable animal feeds. As part of this investigation, a press release has been distributed and has been adopted by various media.
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Column Francesc Molist: A good stomach function helps piglet gut health

Publication date: 30-11-2020

From time to time, Dr. Francesc Molist, R&D manager at Schothorst Feed Research, will share his views on swine nutrition. In this contribution for Pig Progress, he explains why it is good to help piglets achieve a low stomach pH after weaning.
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New poultry consultant: Jan Dirk van der Klis

Publication date: 03-11-2020


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