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Theo Bos: My untrimmed laying hens waste less water
20 July 2021

Layer farmer Theo Bos (NL) sees the water usage of his untrimmed laying hens drop by as much as 0.1 ml per gram of feed in his new poultry house. Find out how!

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Want to reduce water wastage of untrimmed laying hens?
02 July 2021

Untrimmed laying hens have more difficulty drinking from the drinking nipples. Here are several ways you can maintain the water intake and reduce water wastage.

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How you can use water usage as an indicator of your chickens' health
08 March 2021

Do you want to know if your chickens are healthy and performing optimally? Checking the water usage is one of the easiest ways to monitor this.

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Drinking water management: What does a laying hen need?
08 September 2020

Do you know what the correct height of the drinking line needs to be for a laying hen or what the correct water pressure should be? Check this infographic!

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How to avoid heat stress in pigs
10 August 2020

During the summer months it is quite a challenge to reduce heat stress in pigs. To help you deal with this challenge, we have listed several tips for you.

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How it is made
21 July 2020

Have you ever wondered how a drinking nipple is made? Take a look behind the scenes at our state-of-the-art production facility in Germany where they are made!

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Heat stress: what to do
10 July 2020

It is summer again, and the higher temperatures can cause heat stress for your poultry. We asked poultry veterinarian Peter Wijnen what you should do.

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How does taste influence chicken water consumption?
10 June 2020

Chickens are much more sensitive to flavours in water than flavours in feed. The sense of taste can have a big influence on the drinking behaviour of a chicken.

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Drinking water management: What does a broiler chick need?
20 May 2020

Do you know what the height of the drinking line should be or what the correct values are when it comes to drinking water quality? This infographic shows it all

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Let's talk about water: Raymond Veldhuizen
25 March 2020

In 2011, Raymond Veldhuizen started keeping 24,000 organic laying hens. In 2018 he exchanged his former drinking system for an Impex drinking system.

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Case: Water wastage and wet manure
20 March 2020

After switching to a closed drinking system, this Russian poultry farm had problems with water wastage and wet manure. But what caused this?

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8 simple tips for drinking water vaccination
13 March 2020

A drinking water system is the perfect tool to administer poultry vaccines or other agents. We give you 8 simple tips to optimize your vaccination.

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How can you prevent tail biting in pigs?
28 February 2020

There are several factors that play a role in tail biting, like stress and boredom. But how do you prevent pigs from seeing each other as distraction material?

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Why you should prevent the build-up of biofilm
24 January 2020

The consequences of biofilm in the drinking line are generally underestimated, while optimal production results mainly depend on good drinking water quality.

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How an automatic flushing system can reduce the use of antibiotics
18 December 2019

In more and more countries, the use of antibiotics must be reduced to prevent resistance. But how can you prevent your poultry from needing antibiotics?

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These are the three most common causes of water wastage
26 November 2019

Reducing water wastage will always save you money. By keeping an eye on these three points, you can tackle the most common problems and increase your results.

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Optimal drinking water management for pigs
18 October 2019

Careful drinking water management has a positive effect on the health of your pigs. Unfortunately, this is often overlooked or even considered unimportant.

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The importance of water for pigs
15 June 2016

Water is a key ingredient for every organism; thus, also for pigs. Water is in fact the most important nutrient consumed by the pig during its lifetime. Pigs require water...

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Bird welfare requires the best and most attractive nipple
30 March 2015

For decades we have been told that red is the colour that attract chickens the most. For other drinker and drinking behaviour characteristics we too go by basic principles formulated...

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