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Bert Versteeg
Bert Versteeg
Dairy farmer
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"Two taps on my phone, and I see exactly where the cow is standing."

About the farm

  • 125 dairy cows
  • 100 calves
  • Run by Bert and Anja Versteeg and their son Robert

Results

23.5 months
First calving
1.4 times
Average number of inseminations for first-calf heifers
95%
Heat Detection accuracy
Matthijs Meijer
Matthijs Meijer
Dairy farmer
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"It probably saves an hour a day"

About the farm

  • 325 dairy cows, 35 calves
  • 110 youngstock with a raiser
  • 146 hectares of land (grass, maize and crops)
  • Cows milked twice a day with 2x16 rapid exit system
  • 10.466 kg milk per cow, 4.36 per cent fat, 3.41 per cent protein

Results

1 hour a day
Time saving
-15 days
Reduced calving interval (from 391 to 376 days)
10.000 euro's per year
Cost savings due to reduced calving interval
Flemming Bang
Flemming Bang
Flemming Bang, Owner, Farm Lindemaerke
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"I could see a difference right away. The piglets are heavier when they are weaned.”

About the farm

  • 350 Danish Landrace sows
  • 4.000 gilts delivered yearly
  • Also 370 acres of arable land

Nedap solutions

Results

2-7%
Reduction in pig mortality with automated farrowing feeders
Improved feed intake
Hitting piglet target weight at 21 days instead of 28 days
Improved biosecurity
Reduced risk of spreading diarrhoea
Roger Cjuipers
Roger Cjuipers
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“Everything went according to plan. In fact, even better.”

About the farm

  • 350 sows
  • Expanded from 180 sows in individual pens
  • Sows housed in one large, dynamic group

Results

6%
Number of sows returning to estrus
More time
Automated feeding and heat detection improve work efficiency
From 24.5 to 29
Improvement in weaned pigs per sow per year after transition to ESF
Eric Bonnot
Eric Bonnot
Beef cattle farmer
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"It saves me a lot of time, and I never miss a single heat cycle any more."

About the farm

  • Beef cattle farm in the Burgundy region of France
  • 65 hectares of grassland for grazing cows
  • 85 cows and 85 youngstock (Charolais)
  • Also 60 hectares of tillable land

Results

Improved fertility rates
All heat cycles detected
Time saving
No visual heat detection
Healthier cows
Early detection of health issues
Choice Genetics
Choice Genetics
Megan Meyer, production supervisor, Paramount Farm
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"The Nedap PPT data helps us select for and improve the feed conversion of the animals we sell."

About the farm

  • Paramount Farm is Choice Genetics' primary boar multiplier.
  • 64 Nedap PPT feeders

Nedap solutions