Alfambra Agroganadera Fair 2024: Program, Exhibitions, and Competitions Revealed by Miguel Ángel Navarro

Alfambra Agroganadera Fair 2024: Program, Exhibitions, and Competitions Revealed by Miguel Ángel Navarro

Navarro (left of image) with Monferrer during the show. Alfambra will celebrate from May 3 to 5 the seventh edition of the Agroganadera Fair, which will start this Friday with technical discussions aimed at ranchers and farmers and will appear during the weekend an exhibition of tools and livestock, as well as entertainment such as … Read more

Farmer Discovers Thirteen Dead Sheep on Property in Otterlo, Suspects Wolf Attack

Farmer Discovers Thirteen Dead Sheep on Property in Otterlo, Suspects Wolf Attack

Press agency HeitinkThe dead animals on the farmer’s property in Otterlo In association with Omroep Gelderland NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 16:59 Sheep farmer and farmer foreman Bart Kemp found thirteen dead and two injured sheep this morning on one of his pastures near Otterlo. Kemp speaks of “a battlefield”. He assumes a wolf is the culprit. It … Read more

Bluetongue Outbreak: More than 37,000 Sheep Dead in the Netherlands

Bluetongue Outbreak: More than 37,000 Sheep Dead in the Netherlands

ANPEA sheep infected with bluetongue NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 17:42 More than 37,000 sheep have died from bluetongue. Adult sheep (older than one year old) in particular are affected by the virus, according to an analysis by the Royal GD laboratory. Ruminants infected with bluetongue may experience swollen joints, limping and drooling. Last September 6, it was … Read more

Bluetongue Outbreak: Veterinarians and Farmers Still Concerned for the Future

Bluetongue Outbreak: Veterinarians and Farmers Still Concerned for the Future

It is currently quiet when it comes to developments surrounding bluetongue. For now. Because the concerns for the long term are great. Bernd Hietberg is a veterinarian in Beilen, he also notices in his practice that the big crowds are over. “We do have patients who are still dealing with the aftermath, such as leg … Read more

Bluetongue Virus Spreading Rapidly in Drenthe: How Should Farmers Respond?

Bluetongue Virus Spreading Rapidly in Drenthe: How Should Farmers Respond?

The bluetongue virus is spreading like wildfire. While the first infections were reported at Drenthe livestock farms at the beginning of October, the viral disease has now spread like wildfire across the province. Sheep farmers, but also owners of cattle and goats, view the advance of bluetongue with suspicion. How should they proceed? In any … Read more

Investigation into Midges Spreading Bluetongue Virus in the Netherlands

Investigation into Midges Spreading Bluetongue Virus in the Netherlands

NOS – Joris van Poppel NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 17:14 Francien Intema Domestic editor Francien Intema Domestic editor Will the midges that spread the bluetongue virus in the Netherlands disappear this winter? Or will they still be present in stables, for example? The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has started an investigation to get … Read more

Devastating Bluetongue Outbreaks in Drenthe Farmers: Animal Keepers Face Heavy Toll

Devastating Bluetongue Outbreaks in Drenthe Farmers: Animal Keepers Face Heavy Toll

The outbreak of bluetongue among several Drenthe farmers is taking a heavy toll on animal keepers. This is what LTO-Noord director Dirk Bruins says. Bluetongue was diagnosed at three Drenthe companies yesterday. According to Bruins, there is little that can be done about it. “Horseful to have to go through.” Bluetongue was diagnosed yesterday at … Read more