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World News: Netherlands
Netherlands | 12 August 2015
Dutch eye Zambia poultry

Investors in The Netherlands have been attracted to Zambia’s underdeveloped poultry sector and the Dutch government is currently studying opportunities with a view to advising companies in that countr...


Netherlands | 23 July 2015
The Dutch have landed

By now, you’ve heard of the avian flu that has hit poultry farms hard, and I mean hard. Folks in the industry say this is the worst disease in history to hit the poultry industry. This disease—Highly ...


Netherlands | 9 June 2015
Netherlands to save US after bird flu outbreak by sending egg products

With an increasing egg shortage due to the widespread bird flu outbreak, the United States will soon allow imported egg products from the Netherlands to be used for commercial baking and in processed ...


Netherlands | 27 March 2015
Dutch poultry farm in Tzummarum reports mild bird flu

At a poultry farm in Tzummarum in the Northern Dutch province of Friesland has detected a form of mild bird flu, most likely the mild H7N7 variant, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs announced on ...


Netherlands | 13 March 2015
Chickens destroyed after bird flu found at Dutch farm

The Dutch government said on Thursday that 30,000 chickens had been destroyed after bird flu was identified at a free-range farm near the eastern town of Barneveld. In a statement, the government s...


Netherlands | 10 March 2015
This man is changing the way Dutch people think about eggs

Ruud Zanders isn’t interested in producing poultry as cheaply as possible, and don’t ask him how we should expect to feed the world in 2050. “I cannot feed the world and I don’t want to,” he says. ...


Netherlands | 9 March 2015
Prosecutor going after free rage egg fraud

The Public Prosecutor is going after an egg hatchery from Babberich and three egg farms from Landhorst, Leveroij and Haule for selling millions of ordinary eggs as free range eggs. According to the...


Netherlands | 27 February 2015
Agri-Pro focus Zambia, Netherlands partner to boost poultry sector

Agri-Pro Focus Zambia is working with the Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) and the Dutch government to create a platform that will enhance business linkages and investment in the poultry sector bet...


Netherlands | 19 February 2015
Dutch robot expert developing a robot to collect eggs in free range egg farms

A Dutch robotics expert is developing a robot that will assist egg producers around the world. The robot will collect eggs, boost productivity and monitor the welfare of chickens. Biosystems Eng...