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16 September 2020

VDK Agri Open Top Premium wins Innov’SPACE!

VDK Agri has won a 2020 Innov’SPACE for the Open Top Premium Single and Duo! Our colleague Jean Bernard Béranger received the award yesterday.

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20 July 2020

New products!

VDK Agri launches not one but three new products, among which a new line for indoor accommodation. These calf pens are suitable for dairy farmers who want to keep calves indoors or under a roof. The products were developed on the basis of the latest...

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20 July 2020

Cleaning calf hutches an easy job with CleanPro foaming product

A calf is continuously surrounded by micro-organisms. Only a few of those are true ‘pathogen’ and can, therefore, cause diseases. In order to keep these pathogens away, we aim for the highest possible level of hygiene.

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28 October 2019

In conversation with...

Filip and Anja from dairy farm De Brabander LV Filip (49) and Anja (47) De Brabander-Vandierendonck have enjoyed running a dairy farm with 260 dairy cows together in the municipality of Zomergem (Lievegem) Belgium for the past 27 years....

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28 October 2019

Feeding calves properly requires expertise

Young calves have a tremendous potential to grow – provided that they are healthy, they are housed properly and they receive the best possible feed. During the first six months of a breeding calf’s life, it can be expected to grow...

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16 July 2019

Optimising labour provides an important basis for calf health

Today's heifer calves are tomorrow's dairy cows. There are numerous benefits to successful calf-rearing. Losses are reduced, heifers calve earlier, calf-rearing costs are lower and the yield of dairy cows is improved. Over a period of...

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16 July 2019

Raise well-muscled calves with the VDK Agri Hybrid

Adri van Gestel from Hilvarenbeek (The Netherlands): “I've been working with the VDK Agri Hybrid for three or months now. I saw this particular calf hutch on another...

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16 July 2019

Tropical heat

We've already experienced tropical temperatures in the month of June. And there's a good chance we’ll be seeing this kind of heat again in July and August. Which is nice, if you want to feel like you're on holiday. Calves, however,...

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24 June 2019

Best possible calf housing during warm summer days

Summer has started! It’s important to prevent heat stress now temperatures are rising. Housing calves in suitable conditions can limit the consequences for young animals.

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