We help livestock farmers to be the best performing farmers in the world.

Nedap Livestock Management is the global leader in farming automation using individual animal identification. Discover what we can do for you:

Our vision

At Nedap we develop Technology for life: products that help people become more productive, more successful and more meaningful in their professional lives. At the heart of our Technology for life philosophy is our drive to truly understand what people need to excel in their workplace. We make products that meet those needs, unlocking the power of purpose in people and changing the way they live their professional lives.

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Success

Stories

Toon Classens
Toon Classens
Owner of family farrow-to-finish operation
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"Having this kind of data puts us in a position to take a major step forward in technical terms."

About the farm

  • 2,400 finishing pigs
  • Sows in Nedap ESF
  • Were among the first farms to use Nedap Electronic Sow Feeders in dynamic pens
  • Finishes pigs in groups of 250

Results

Uniform groups
The heaviest 40 % of pigs are get a grow-finish ration. The remaining pigs get starter feed.
Job satisfaction
"I enjoy going into the barn every day." - Sjef Classens
Recognition of quality
Milieukeur environmental quality label and Better Life (Beter Leven) star.
Benjamin Kastner
Benjamin Kastner
Pig Farmer
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A year into the transition, the sows are producing more consistently.

About the farm

  • 350 sows
  • Multi-generation family farm
  • Grain grown and feed mixed on-farm

Nedap solutions

Results

"Tranquility"
Pen design promotes calm sows
More pigs per sow per year
Steady improvement from 23 psy since transitioning to ESF
Positive image
Neighbors and farmers who visit are "enthusiastic" about the system
Jean-Michel Ravet
Jean-Michel Ravet
Dairy and beef cattle farmer
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"Heat Detection gives peace of mind."

About the farm

  • Dairy and beef cattle and crop farm
  • 300 hectares of which 115 acres is pastureland
  • Dairy cattle: 53 Montbéliardes plus 20 young stock
  • Beef cattle: 70 Limousin cows with 70 calves
  • Dairy cows average of 8.500 kg milk with 3.89% fat and 3.51% protein

Results

Improved fertility results
Because of automatic heat detection 24/7
- 0.3
Insemination rate dropped from 1.5 to 1.2
Peace of mind
Assurance that all animals in heat are detected
Chet Mogler
Chet Mogler
Farm manager
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"Top sow condition, minimal labor"

About the farm

  • 4.400 sow facility
Wilfred de Bruijn
Wilfred de Bruijn
Dairy farmer
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“Heat detection, health monitoring and cow positioning is now a way of life.”

About the farm

  • Wilfred runs the farm together with his father Anton
  • 114 cows, 100 young stock
  • Robotic milking

Results

- 5 days
Reduced calving interval from 410 to 405 days
Improved success rate
System precisely indicates optimum insemination time
From 1.95 to 1.88
Dropped to 1.88 inseminations per pregnancy
Dave Denys
Dave Denys
Owner
"Now we know exactly how much each sow is eating.”

About the farm

  • 250-sow farrow to finish
  • Remodeled 15-year-old barn

Results

20%
Feed savings compared to stalled barn
28
Pigs per sow per year
Body condition
Easy to maintain with Nedap Electronic Sow Feeding