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  • Find Dacs at Ippe 2019

    The patented Corona Inlet fan provides precise mixing of incoming air with warm room air, thereby maintaining a perfect in-house climate. Trademarks are:  Perfect air distribution and even temperatures.  Constant flow of oxygen rich air in the bird zone.  Mixing of incoming air with warm room air.  Significant reductions ...


    By DACS A/S

  • MagFan comes out on top in comprehensive fan efficiency report!

    AgriFutures Australia has recently completed an independent report on the importance and advantages of using Variable Speed Fans for Intensive Animal Farming. MagFan comes out on top in comprehensive fan efficiency report! AgriFutures Australia: "Studies have shown that one of the biggest on-farm expenses for chicken meat farmers is the power consumed by the exhaust fans. Energy prices are ...


    By DACS A/S

  • My Birds Pay Back on the Better in-House Climate

    Marc Van Thournout owns a broiler breeder farm and a hatchery near Pittem, Belgium. Marc distributes day-old chicks to several broiler farmers in the Pittem area. Nearly all of Marc´s houses are now equipped with DACS ventilation. New broiler breeder house - In 2010 I was planning for an expansion of my operation and was searching for new and better production methods in order to increase ...


    By DACS A/S

  • How To Make Charcoal From Straw With The Use Of Carbonization Equipment

    Traditionally, most charcoal briquettes were created from wood. Today, however, there exists a growing trend to work with other types of biomass materials in the creation of charcoal. Many of the most popular forms of biomass for this particular particular application include the waste products which are left behind after crops are harvested. This may include everything from rice hulls to ...

  • Final Report: yummex Middle East 2018 convinces as the leading innovation and trend platform for the MENA region

    More than 50 new exhibitors from abroad - Numerous new products focus the trends of the region - Exhibitors are convinced by the high quality of visitors yummex Middle East (ME) has once again impressively demonstrated its position in the top three of the world's most important trade fairs for sweets and snacks. It is the most important international event of the industry for the growth markets ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • The Dangers of Mad Cow Disease!

    For the first time in over ten years Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) better known as Mad Cow Disease has reared its head again in the UK with cases recorded on a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland this October. ...

  • African Swine Fever Devastates Swine Herds Across Europe

    How to protect yourself from the dangers of African Swine Fever. This year has seen the return of one of the most devastating agricultural viruses for pigs. With over 100 reports of the highly contagious outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV-Asfarviridae) across Europe and Asia recorded during the start of autumn. Although African Swine Fever was believed to have been wiped out throughout ...

  • African Swine Fever devastates swine herds across Europe.

    This year has seen the return of one of the most devastating agricultural viruses for pigs. With over 100 reports of the highly contagious outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV-Asfarviridae) across Europe and Asia recorded during the start of autumn. Although African Swine Fever was believed to have been wiped out throughout Europe in the 1990s its return has been expected following the ...

  • Coming to a kitchen near you: Dairy Farmers of Canada Partners with MissFresh Meal Kits

    With the growing popularity of online food subscription services across Canada, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce a partnership with MissFresh, a Canadian company that strives to help people lead a healthier lifestyle by making eating healthy at home easy and accessible to everyone. The partnership, launched August 12, provides recipes to MissFresh customers made with ...


    By Dairy Farmers of Canada

  • Ambic Introduces Upgrade to its Dip Cup Range

    Ambic is updating its dip cup range with the addition of an innovative new Uptake Tube Adaptor which fits to the bottom of the uptake tube. It ensures that minimal teat dip chemical is left in the bottom of the dip cup bottle and prevents the uptake tube from ‘bottoming out’ when the dip cup is depressed to dispense teat dip chemical. ...


    By Ambic Equipment Limited

  • The Catastrophic Cost of Foot and Mouth Disease

    Foot and Mouth disease has never completely disappeared. Although it has been almost 20 years since the last major outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease in the UK, which cost the industry more than £8 Billion, it does not mean that the disease is not still a very real risk to the economy. This August the first outbreak since 2001 in the UK was identified at an abattoir in Brentwood in Essex. ...

  • The plant extracts for feed additives

    Application of Plant Extracts for Feed Additives: ...


    By Foreverest Resources Ltd.

  • Fish vet to chair animal charity

    THE Scottish SPCA has elected Ronnie Soutar as its new chairman, the first fish vet to hold the post. Soutar (pictured), head of Veterinary Services at Scottish Sea Farms, is one of the country’s most respected fish veterinarians, working with salmon farmers at home and abroad to advance health and welfare. His career has included two terms as president of the Fish Veterinary Society ...


    By FISHupdate

  • We’re helping to create Austria’s first equine cremator service

    A couple of months ago I traveled over to Graz in Austria to visit the Reininger family, who after many years running a successful pet cremation business based around one of our Surefire®units, now wished to expand and develop their enterprise by installing a second, more  ...

  • A horse cremator with a difference

    A few weeks ago we received a call from a customer who has been on our books for many years.  In fact we originally supplied his existing equine cremation system some 20-years ago, and although this is still performing well, his business has developed and he realised that it was time to discuss an upgrade.  Which is why he had no hesitation whatsoever in coming back to us.  Our ...

  • SmartPro NF is chosen by Wayne Farms for US hatchery renovation project

    Wayne Farms LLC, one of the top-six poultry producers in the United States, has chosen SmartPro NF incubators from NatureForm and Pas Reform for its hatchery upgrade project in Decatur, north Alabama. ...

  • Blockbuster Success for Addfield at this Years Pig and Poultry Exhibition

    With the sun bearing down on us during the first day of the show the Addfield team began a truly tremendous two-day exhibition at the bi-annual Pig and Poultry show in Warwickshire. Welcoming farmers from across the UK, Ireland and beyond it was a fantastic opportunity not only to speak to farmers that are looking to buy an Addfield Agricultural incinerator for the first time, it was also a real ...

  • Fantastic success at the 2018 Pig and Poultry show Record number of visitors came to see our agricultural incinerators

    With the sun bearing down on us during the first day of the show the Addfield team began a truly tremendous two-day exhibition at the bi-annual Pig and Poultry show in Warwickshire. Welcoming farmers from across the UK, Ireland and beyond it was a fantastic opportunity not only to speak to farmers that are looking to buy an Addfield Agricultural incinerator for the first time, it was also a real ...

  • Addfield on tour throughout May

    Exhibitions are a vital part of our activities at Addfield giving us the chance to catch up with our current customers as well as spending time with future customers face to face.  Often our sales team have to fly to the other side of the world to attend a show, however, this month we are happily exhibiting a little closer to home in Warwickshire and Scotland. ...

  • Addfield on Tour Throughout May

    Exhibitions are a vital part of our activities at Addfield giving us the chance to catch up with our current customers as well as spending time with future customers face to face.  Often our sales team have to fly to the other side of the world to attend a show, however, this month we are happily exhibiting a little closer to home in Warwickshire and Scotland. As final preparations are well ...

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