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SFR training at the COFCO Head Quarters in Beijing

Publication date: 17-11-2017

An in company training was held by SFR at the COFCO Head Quarters in Beijing China October 16-18.
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SFR visits its clients

Publication date: 09-11-2017

One of the strategic pillars for 2017–2018 is client satisfaction. It is important for our staff to maintain an understanding of our clients and practice. Our teams visit a wide range of clients every so often to listen and see clients’ day-to-day operations and what challenges they face, in order to learn from them.
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Successful conference on “Gastric ulcers, an underestimated problem?!”

Publication date: 06-11-2017

The conference on “Gastric ulcers, an underestimated problem?!” took place on Wednesday, 27 September. Seventy-eight nutritionists, advisors, researchers and veterinarians from the Netherlands and Belgium attended this interesting and informative day.
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Visit to the Haus Riswick centre with ruminal zootechnical support

Publication date: 03-11-2017

This year’s excursion for attendees of the zootechnical support for ruminants was held in Cleves, Germany. A great deal of practical research is carried out in Germany which is also useful in the Dutch dairy farming sector. The programme started in the lecture rooms of the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, a recently established university of agricultural studies.
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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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"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