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17 April 2009
View news from Netherlands Dutch Cows Breach Bluetongue Rules
NETHERLANDS - The two in-calf Dutch cows which had been left stranded at Stranraer after breaching European bluetongue rules, are to be sent back to the Netherlands ‘as a matter of urgency’....
30 March 2009
View news from Netherlands Microbial Ecosystems Affected by Antibiotic Spread
NETHERLANDS - Antibiotics used extensively in intensive livestock production may be having an adverse effect on agricultural soil ecosystems. ...
18 March 2009
View news from Netherlands Dutch Shops Turn Against Anaemic Veal Production
NETHERLANDS - Within six months of an animal-welfare group launching a peaceful, company-targeted campaign against 'pale veal' - produced by keeping male calves penned up, fed on low-iron milk diets -- nearly all the Dutch supermarkets have stopped...
04 December 2008
View news from Netherlands Dutch Opt for Voluntary Bluetongue Vaccination
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch agriculture ministry has decided on a voluntary vaccination programme against bluetongue next year....
View news from Netherlands Bid to Cut Emissions as Consumption Increases
NETHERLANDS - The cows and pigs dotting the flat green plains in the southern Netherlands create a bucolic landscape. But looked at through the lens of greenhouse gas accounting, they are living smokestacks, spewing methane emissions into the air. ...
04 November 2008
View news from Netherlands Investors Platform VIV Russia 2009
THE NETHERLANDS - There has already been much interest from companies wishing to exhibit at VIV Russia, say the organisers - and the event does not take place for another seven months. ...
27 October 2008
View news from Netherlands New Bluetongue Strain Confirmed
NETHERLANDS - Authorities have confirmed a new strain of bluetongue has been discovered on three farms in the south of the country....
18 August 2008
View news from Netherlands Dutch Urged to Vaccinate
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch Agriculture Ministry urged farmers to vaccinate their goats, sheep and cattle against the bluetongue livestock disease after confirming five new cases in the north of the Netherlands on Friday....
16 July 2008
View news from Netherlands Dutch Boycott UK Cattle Over TB Sale
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch farmer organisation LTO is calling for a ban on British calf exports after 12 British calves, infected with bovine tuberculosis, were sold to The Netherlands. ...
30 April 2008
View news from Netherlands Bluetongue Vaccine Release Outlines Strength of Intervet/SPAH Combination
NETHERLANDS - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has released the first batch of Bovilis BTV8 vaccine against bluetongue to supply in Northern Europe. ...
28 February 2008
View news from Netherlands Dutch Attack Bluetongue Finance Package
The Dutch Agriculture Minister Gerda Verburg has hit out at the proposed financing of the European vaccination programme to fight bluetongue. ...
17 January 2008
View news from Netherlands Dutch Minister Calls for Sustainable Production
Dutch Agriculture Minister Gerda Verburg has called for a 15 year sustainable cattle breeding programme....
16 January 2008
View news from Netherlands Intervet Has Developed Bluetongue Vaccine
THE NETHERLANDS – Animal health company Intervet International bv, part of Schering-Plough Corporation, has developed a vaccine against Bluetongue serotype 8, for sheep and cattle. The vaccine has been taken into production now. Intervet is aiming to...
03 July 2007
View news from Netherlands Intervet opens new FMD vaccine facility
BOXMEER – Today, Intervet, largest vaccine producer world wide, opens a new formulation and filling unit at the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine factory in Cologne, Germany. With this factory Intervet substantially strengthens its worldwide position...
23 April 2007
View news from Netherlands Dutch Report Mad Cow Case
NETHERLANDS - A seven-year-old cow has tested positive for mad cow disease, the first case this year and the 83rd since 1997 in the Netherlands, the Dutch Agriculture Ministry said. ...
13 March 2007
View news from Netherlands Intervet bought by Schering-Plough
NETHERLANDS - American based company Schering-Plough has announced it is to acquire the Dutch veterinary company Intervet as part of its buy out of Organon BioSciences, the pharmaceutical division of chemical company Akzo Nobel....
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