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Big Dutchman is the recognised market leader in the entire industry. Across five continents and in more than 100 countries our name stands for long-lasting quality, rapid service and unsurpassed know-how. Our innovations have had considerable impact on livestock management and will continue to do so.

Big Dutchman has planned and carried out feeding systems and housing equipment for modern pig and poultry management already since 1938. We offer you practical, economical and environment-friendly solutions all geared to future needs.


Innovative slat anchor can be positioned without special tools
Whoever wants to fasten pig equipment to the floor knows: slat anchors are the right choice. ...
BigFarmNet statistics tool for sow managers: monitoring the entire production cycle
Thanks to digitalisation: at EuroTier 2018, Big Dutchman presents the first statistics tool for sow managers. ...
Robust and extremely versatile: the Vario 8L volume dispenser can dose from 100 g to 5 kg
The new Big Dutchman volume dispenser Vario 8L is the first feed dispenser for sows that is available in all required configurations and that can, moreover, dispense small portions of as little as 100...
Monitoring the alarms of all farm locations at all times
Digital Animal Farming is this year’s EuroTier special, and farms are indeed becoming ever more complex and connected....
BIG: the first valve for installation at a 30-degree angle
Big Dutchman presents a market innovation for computer-controlled dry feeding systems at EuroTier 2018 in Hanover: the BIG dry feed valve is the first computer-controlled feed valve that can be installed...
Drive wheel made of cast plastic runs quietly and allows for longer dry feeding systems
In many regions of the world, the trend towards larger pig houses continues. ...
Less ammonia, more welfare: a toilet helps
At EuroTier 2018, Big Dutchman presents PigT, a new type of toilet for pigs that significantly reduces ammonia emissions in barns. ...
Xaletto: the economic management system for closed houses with straw bedding
Pig equipment supplier Big Dutchman from Vechta and feed producer Bröring (Dinklage) jointly present the new Xaletto management system for closed houses with straw bedding at EuroTier 2018....
BigFarmNet bundles flow of digital data under one single roof
Mike Brade from the British Big Dutchman agency Newquip on BigFarmNet, the future-oriented Big Dutchman management software for pig units from one single source....
“We want to share our knowledge on topics that interest local pig farmers!”
Nigeria: Big Dutchman seminar about profitable pig production well-attended...
New Technology wins the Future!
The Animal Husbandry Innovation and Development Summit hosted by Big Dutchman, the world-leading supplier of livestock equipment, was successfully held at Grand Metropark Ocean Spring Resort Qingdao, China,...


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