MS Schippers invests in two new HyCare research facilities

27 Sep , 2018  

Recently MS Schippers bought a poultry and dairy farm. Both companies serve as a research facility and practical training centre for the poultry and cattle sectors. The goal is to apply a total concept for good hygiene and care (HyCare) and to develop new, innovative products. This multi-million investment follows two months after MS Schippers, […]


“Every step towards vital pig farming is welcome. This is a great step”

6 Jul , 2018  

This is what René Coppens, Program Director Vital Pig Farming Rabobank, said on Tuesday morning 3 July 2018 at the ratification of the investment fund between Rabobank, MS Schippers and Van Loon Group. Through these collaboration, pig farmers are offered financial support in their transition to HyCare. The investment fund offers the opportunity to make […]



“The hygiene specialist will be the most important farm advisor”

12 Jun , 2018  

Mart Smolders, Pig Division Manager at MS Schippers, took traders along with him into the world of integral hygiene on pig farms. With the HyCare approach, pig quality will improve without using any of those pricey jars. “Hygiene specialists will take over the top spot as the most important consultant to the pig farmer in […]


Unprecedented effect of HyCare on Salmonella in pigs

5 Apr , 2018  

“HyCare contributes positively to Public Health,” says Arjan Wermink, HyCare coach at MS Schippers. “It’s all about hygiene and acidifying drinking water with a good approach on the zoonosis Salmonella in pigs. ” Contamination with the Salmonella bacterium occurs on virtually every pig farm. However, practical tests show that weaned piglets are protected in a […]

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Dutch company offers a 90% reduction in antibiotics use

18 Dec , 2017  

The European Parliament recently accepted a proposal with which stricter conditions will be imposed within the European Union on the use of antibiotics in animals. Since 2011, medicinal feed has been banned in the Netherlands, but that is far from the case in the rest of the countries in the EU. However, a change may […]