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12 July 2022
View news from Belgium Meat remains permanent fixture on Belgian plates
96% of Belgians eat meat, study finds...
02 December 2021
View news from Belgium Belgium: Flemish farmers stage tractor protest
More than 4,000 protest nitrogen policy...
12 November 2021
View news from Belgium Belgium: More chickens and dairy cows, but fewer farmers
Pork and poultry consumption up, beef down...
06 March 2020
17 February 2020
View news from Belgium New study suggests that cows fed on spent grain release less methane
Emerging research from Belgium indicates that cows fed spent grains produced while brewing beer produce 13 percent less methane....
25 April 2019
View news from Belgium Crisis in Belgian Beef, Fruit Sectors Officially Recognised
BELGIUM - The beef, apple and pear sectors are in crisis, according to Federal Agriculture Minister Denis Ducarme, who is offering to postpone or cancel the social security contributions to be paid by the farmers concerned....
16 January 2017
View news from Belgium CID [email protected] 2017
BELGIUM - Meet our CID LINES team at booth 7422 of Agriflanders in Gent, Belgium!...
17 April 2015
View news from Belgium Microphones Could Detect BRD Earlier
BELGIUM – Placing microphones in calf pens to listen to coughing can assist stock keepers in detecting Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) earlier....
27 October 2014
View news from Belgium Lessons For Dairy Calves in Belgian Blue Management
BELGIUM - Key dairy calf management practices can be informed by observing how Belgian Blue calves are reared, says a Belgian cattle expert....
14 July 2014
View news from Belgium Belgium's Veterinary Sector Reduces Antibiotic Use
BELGIUM - Six per cent less antibiotic was used in the Belgian veterinary sector in 2013 than in the year before....
19 March 2014
View news from Belgium CID Lines Receives Visit from Danish Importer
BELGIUM - CID Lines recently hosted a visit by 34 sales reps from its Danish importer, DLG....
07 August 2013
View news from Belgium Mycotoxin Workshop Supported by Biomin
BELGIUM - From 22 to 24 May 2013, the University College and University of Ghent, as well as the Society of Mycotoxin Research organised the 35th Mycotoxin Workshop....
29 January 2013
View news from Belgium OIE: Brucellosis Outbreak in Belgium
BELGIUM – Laboratory testing at the Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre in Brussels has confirmed the presence of a the Brucellosis virus strain has been discovered on a farm in Temloux, Namur....
15 January 2013
View news from Belgium Global Consortium Measuring Role of Specialty Feed Ingredients Announces Scientific Council
BELGIUM - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) and the EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures (FEFANA), have announced the launch of a Scientific Council of distinguished world-class experts who will serve as the...
30 November 2012
View news from Belgium Gene Technology to Manage Animal Health
BELGIUM - The way in which herd and flock health is managed could change radically over the next 20 years thanks to developments in molecular technology - this was one of the conclusions from a recent meeting in Brussels on Advances in Diagnostics....
09 November 2012
View news from Belgium Move Made for Animal Friendly Systems
BELGIUM- Carrefour Belgium, a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest retailers,will move towards more animal welfare friendly requirements with its contractors. ...
20 March 2012
View news from Belgium Brucellosis Identified in Belgium
BELGIUM - After two cases of brucellosis were found on a cattle farm in Belgium, 262 cattle have been culled....
25 January 2012
View news from Belgium OIE: New Schmallenberg Virus Outbreak in Belgium
BELGIUM - A new outbreak of Schmallenberg virus was reported to the OIE by Dr Pierre Naassens, Directeur Santé des Animaux et Sécurité des Produits animaux/ CVO, Belgium....
16 January 2012
View news from Belgium Schmallenberg Virus Hits Belgium
BELGIUM - There have been 14 outbreaks of Schmallenberg virus recorded in sheep flocks in Belgium....
07 October 2011
View news from Belgium New Bluetongue Technology Develops Understanding
BELGIUM - Scientists of the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITG) have developed a molecular technique to identify the biting midges that spread bluetongue disease. Until now, this identification was a problem. The new technology helps to understand...
27 September 2011
View news from Belgium KenoTsan: Deep Cleaning & Strong Adherence Power
BELGIUM - KenoTsan combines a deep cleaning and extremely strong adherence power at very low concentrations. The new and unique technology ensures an unprecedented cleaning in all circumstances....
16 September 2011
View news from Belgium CID Lines Re-Brands Top Cleaning Product
BELGIUM - CID Lines has renamed its ‘Biorex’ cleaning product as ‘Keno san’. ...
08 July 2011
View news from Belgium Janssen Pharmaceutica Completes Divestiture
BELGIUM - Janssen Pharmaceutica NV has completed the divestiture of its animal health business to Elanco. ...
25 May 2011
View news from Belgium KENOMIX: New Teat Dip Solution!
BELGIUM - CID LINES R&D has achieved a perfect combination of a high activity disinfectant with a formulation that respects the skin of the teats and sphincters. It is therefore possible to disinfect without harming. ...
09 December 2010
View news from Belgium Brucellosis Threatens Belgium
BELGUIM - The Chief Belgium Veterinary Officer, Dr Pierre Naassens has confirmed that brucellosis has been found on a dairy and beef farm near the German border....
12 February 2010
View news from Belgium De Beucker Joins Kemin Agrifoods
BELGIUM – Kemin is pleased to announce that Jan-Jeroen De Beucker has been appointed Marketing Director of Kemin Agrifoods worldwide, based in Herentals....
12 January 2010
View news from Belgium Belgian Authorities Respond To Welfare Report
BELGIUM - The Belgian authorities have responded with new measures following an audit carried out by the European Commission DG SANCO into the welfare of layers, calves and pigs last year....
12 February 2009
View news from Belgium Further Strain in Belgium
BELGIUM - The UK Institute for Animal Health (IAH), as the Bluetongue Reference Laboratory for the EU and OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), has demonstrated that a cow in the Flanders region of Belgium had been infected with bluetongue virus...
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