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Trainees in courses at Dairy Training Centre

Trainees in courses at Dairy Training Centre

Bles Dairies’ consultancy discipline The Friesian is shareholder in the Dairy Training Centre (DTC, previous known as PTC+ Oenkerk). As shareholder, The Friesian is taking a keen interest in supporting the international trainees in two ongoing courses which are being...

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Manual for Mongolian farmers

Manual for Mongolian farmers

The Friesian as part of Bles Dairies conducted a training program for Mongolian farmers to support their daily practices and management decisions. Another part of this project was the establishment of a manual for the trained Mongolian farmers. The guide describes in...

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After Sales Service in Kenya

After Sales Service in Kenya

News from Bles Dairies East Africa! On 14 March Bles Dairies East Africa conducted its first After Sales Service. By visiting the farmers who purchased the imported heifers from The Netherlands, we aim to strengthen ties with customers. Bles Dairies East Africa...

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Practical training

Practical training

Last month one of our consultants travelled abroad to provide trainings to extension servicers of a large milk processing company. Our consultancy branch is involved in a large development project for a local branch of this international milk processor. We are...

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Export business picks up again

Export business picks up again

After a relatively calm period in our Livestock branch, export business is picking up again. The last couple of weeks we carried out various export assignments to Eastern Europe. For this ongoing assignment the clients select and purchase heifers in different regions...

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The first Agri Harvest Money Expo in Uganda

The first Agri Harvest Money Expo in Uganda

Uganda has a fast emerging dairy sector and therefore Bles Dairies participated in the Holland Pavilion at the Agri Harvest Money expo at Kampala (17-19 February). Bles Dairies represented all its disciplines and also Dairy Training Centre, of which our consultancy...

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Grassland project seminar in China

Grassland project seminar in China

Last week our dairy nutrition specialist Ben participated in a seminar in China. This seminar was organised to conclude a grassland project in which our consultancy discipline The Friesian was involved. During this seminar the outcomes of grassland demonstrations were...

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Bles Dairies supports education

Bles Dairies supports education

Dairy specialist and technical director of The Friesian Martin is appointed a member of the Advisory Committee for the new Master of Innovative Dairy Chain Management at the Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein in Leeuwarden. This master focuses on farms delivering milk of...

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Dairy farming in Siberia

Dairy farming in Siberia

Cow farming around the world is not always easy and especially in Siberia it is a challenge. Our animal nutrition specialist Ben was requested to correct the rations on two Siberian dairy farms near Irkutsk. He tells: “these days, the outside temperature lies...

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Ongoing project in Ethiopia

Ongoing project in Ethiopia

Our consultancy branch The Friesian is involved in a three-year project to stimulate the private dairy sector in Ethiopia. The aim of this project is to increase the number of profitable dairy farms and firms in the Ethiopian private sector. As part of this project,...

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New: Bles Dairies Farm movie

New: Bles Dairies Farm movie

The past few months we worked hard on our newest company movie. It’s time to show the result! The movie takes you on a grand tour at our own dairy farm. Bles Dairies Farm is a moderate sized farm in Broek, in the north of The Netherlands. We focus on top farm...

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Rehabilitation study in Sudan

Rehabilitation study in Sudan

In cooperation with a local advisory and engineering company, our consultancy discipline The Friesian is involved in the conduction of a rehabilitation and feasibility study on an existing (non operational) vast dairy complex in South East Sudan. The complex was...

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