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Beef cattle farming

Beef cattle farmers, their customers, and their suppliers find answers here to the question “what can ILVO do for me?”. You’ll get a brief overview of relevant expertise, analyses, infrastructure, and the professional approach that characterizes ILVO.

Your point of contact: the Cattle Information Center (in Dutch) The Cattle Information Center (Rundveeloket) is the ideal point of contact for all questions on dairy or beef farming. Their answers are always objective, independent, and scientifically substantiated.

Beef cattle farming

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Organic beef farming in a practical booklet

Main research questionCattle farmers wishing to produce organic beef need practical, well-structured and accurate information of various kinds. At the request of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, ILVO and Ugent developed a practical booklet that can serve as a manual for organic beef cattle farmers (or farmers in conversion).

Organic beef farming in a practical booklet

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Co-creation in cattle production

AnalysesDetailsContactpersoonNutritional value and storage of feedDetermination and estimation of the nutritional value of cattle feed. Research on the effect of ensilage techniques and additives on the fermentation characteristics of silage.

Co-creation in cattle production

News | 11/06/2021

New tool charts growth trajectory of young cattle!

New tool charts growth trajectory of young cattle!

In the free Jongveetool (Young Cattle Tool), developed in the VLAIO-LA Jongvee project, you record weight or chest circumference of individual heifers for better management choices.

News | 03/07/2020

Rearing Belgian Blue cattle at the De Serrano farm

Rearing Belgian Blue cattle at the De Serrano farm

Meet the De Serrano family, third-generation cattle farmers in Belgium. They rear Belgian double-muscled beef cattle (so-called "Belgian Blues").

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Detection of hoof injuries in dairy cattle

Detection of hoof injuries in dairy cattle

The aim of the "Innovative tools for the support of preventive and curative hoof care in dairy cattle" project is to update and improve the current approach to hoof problems on Flemish dairy farms. This should result in a reduction of hoof problems and lameness in dairy cattle.

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