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Publication date: 29-09-2017Only the best result count: view our new Verbeek magazine!

Verbeek has been working hard for many years to meet your desire for top results. And we do so with a passionate team of specialists, all based in Lunteren, the centre of Dutch poultry farming. Our business operations and services revolve around your wishes as our customer. Delivering quality to laying hen farmers in Europe and beyond is our main aim when producing our hatching eggs, day old chicks (DOC) and pullets. It is our vision that only the best counts. Together with NOVOGEN Genetics, we have opted for the best genetic products. As a knowledge partner, we share all the necessary expertise with our customers and our position in the European poultry sector just keeps on growing.
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Publication date: 27-07-2016A keen eye on birds is essential

Article published in World Poultry no 4 2016 'A keen eye on birds is essential' Read more
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Publication date: 10-06-2015Novogen Brown Light in new housing system with extra space, light and air

Beginning of March 2015 Dutch commercial layer farmer Jos Mans started to use a new housing system. On one of his poultry houses with an aviary system he built extensions on both sides of a 4 meter wide covered ranging area. The ranging area is equipped with an automatic grain dispenser, Alfa Alfa, platforms with mineral blocks and bushes of bamboo. In this way Mr. Mans anticipates to current market developments and the upcoming ban on beak treatment in 2018. He placed 16,000 NOVOgen Brown Light females of Verbeek with untreated beaks in this new system. “With this extra attention to animal welfare aspects I get more money for my eggs and it is an excellent learning process towards 2018.  
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Publication date: 10-06-2015Novogen White: 55 weeks above 90%

Gert Zoer, commercial layer farmer in the Netherlands, already has his 3rd flock of NOVOgen White on his farm. On two locations Gert houses more than 170.000 NOVOgen White layers in colony cages. He is the 3rd generation in this business. His grandfather used to produce and sell cage systems and his father Wim is running a rearing farm for 90,000 pullets in colony cages.
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Publication date: 24-12-2014Verbeek and Novogen co-operate in European market

Groupe Grimaud, main shareholder of Novogen (the 3rd layer breeding company in the world) and AgruniekRijnvallei, main shareholder of Verbeek Hatchery (one of Europe’s leading commercial layer hatcheries), are strengthening their positions through a joint co-operation in the European layer market. /download/407/Downloads/Engels/2014_12_19_-E_-_Press_release_-_Groupe_Grimaud_and_AgruniekRijnvallei_co-operate_in_the_European_Market_ENG-DEF.pdf
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Publication date: 15-12-2014P. Kruit leaves Verbeek organization on 1 January 2015

In accordance with the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board, Pieter Kruit will leave the Verbeek organization on 1 January 2015. The health situation of Pieter and his phase of life have made him aware of the fact that he is ready for a another challenge. In the future this challenge will be outside the Verbeek’s organization for him. In recent years, Pieter worked at Verbeek with great passion and conviction. We thank Pieter for his hard work and his contribution to the development of the company Verbeek and wish him every success with his new challenge in the future.  
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Publication date: 13-06-2014VIV Europe in Utrecht

On 20, 21 and 22 Mai VIV Europe was held in “de Jaarbeurshallen” in Utrecht. We also were present with a stand.  The VIV has been very successful for Verbeek with a lot of international visitors, but also many visitors from our own country. Both our stand al well as our own company and the hatchery were visited well during this week.  
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Publication date: 31-03-2014Very successful two-day Verbeek seminar for Polish poultry farmers

Last week, Verbeek Hatchery organised a two-day poultry seminar for its Polish customers. During the practical session, the participants visited the Verbeek hatchery and rearing farms. In the theoretical part of the seminar, the visitors (owners and personnel of rearing and laying farms) from all over Poland, were informed about the Verbeek rearing and laying strategy, including water, feed and lighting management.
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Publication date: 27-03-2014Verbeek at VIV Utrecht 2014

On 20, 21, 22 May VIV Europe will be held in Utrecht, Holland. The VIV is the international, innovative and inspiring Agri exhibition of the year! We will be represented at the VIV. Will you be there too?
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Publication date: 17-10-2013Good behaviour pays off

Verbeek's business evenings were held on 8, 9 and 10 October. The various speakers advocated the theme of 'behaviour and balance go hand in hand'. In a market in which egg prices and feed prices put enormous pressure on the balance, all aspects which can influence that balance become increasingly important. It was also time to present the first results for the Novogen flocks on the Dutch market, precisely one year following introduction of the Novogen hen.
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