Category Archives: Poultry Production

Big Dutchman Acquires Agricultural Building Business from Betco

“An important step to further our strategy of becoming the most competitive supplier of turn-key solutions” The Big Dutchman group based in Vechta, Germany, announced today that it has acquired Qingdao Betco Asia Co., Ltd. (Betco Qingdao), which is the livestock building business of the North Carolina-based steel structure specialist Betco, Inc. with over 30 […]

EuroTier 2016 | BD PowerSystems Presents Revolutionary Energy Supply System

PowerBox: first off-grid power supply for livestock farmers At this year’s EuroTier in Hanover, Germany, BD PowerSystems will present a trendsetting innovation for the energy supply of livestock buildings: With the PowerBox, farmers gain complete self-sufficiency from public grids. The main energy source for PowerBox are solar panels. Three additional energy sources and a clever […]

EuroTier 2016 | Robust Big Dutchman Innovation Efficiently Lights Difficult Areas in the Poultry House

FleXLED ECO: New and small LED lamp can be installed in just three seconds Installation is quickly and easily done by crimping. FleXLED ECO uses the newest LED technology and has an impressive service life of 50,000 hours, thus requiring only minimum maintenance. For EuroTier 2016, Big Dutchman presents the first LED lamp that is […]

EuroTier 2016 | Innovative Big Dutchman Alarm Unit AC Touch Cross-Check Recognizes Fan Failure

Alarm ahead of the damage With a new function of the AC Touch alarm unit, Big Dutchman now takes a great leap forward: The system extension “Cross-Check” recognizes issues within the ventilation system before dangerous situations such as excessive temperatures occur. AC Touch Cross-Check verifies that fans or fan groups actually start rotating after being […]

EuroTier 2016 | Big Dutchman Innovation Introduces Many New Features for Efficient House Lighting

Zeus is the first LED lamp to allow replacement of individual parts In addition to its sustainability, Zeus has many more trendsetting new features. For example, poultry farmers can select a variant where the lenses are built into the glass, while the norm are clear glass and milk glass covers. In contrast to standard lamps, […]

New Building to be Used as Exhibition Hall and Test Centre

Big Dutchman, the internationally operating pig and poultry equipment supplier, strengthens its headquarters in Calveslage, Germany. A new, approximately 1,800 square metre large exhibition hall to display the Big Dutchman products will be added to the company premises directly at the federal highway B 69. Construction has already started with the demolition of an old […]

Big Dutchman Acquires Controlling Interest in Proline Group

  The Big Dutchman group based in Vechta, Germany, announced today that the company has acquired a controlling interest of the Canada-based Proline Group. With about 50 employees globally, Proline Group is a leading supplier of production technologies for the pig, poultry, and grain handling industries in Asia and Oceania. Proline Group designs, supplies, builds […]