Having worked alongside farmers for over 55 years locally and over 80 years globally, here at the Big Dutchman we understand the critical balance needed for farmers to succeed.
Animal welfare, combined with bio-security, productivity and intuitive automation empowers our clients with higher yields, lower operation costs and increased product diversity and symbiosis.
Our extensive experience in Southern African conditions blended with a wealth of international experience and innovation positions the Big Dutchman to provide farmers with innovative, tailored poultry, feed mill and piggery solutions.
Working with the Big Dutchman has a wide range of client endorsed benefits which include:
The most technologically advanced poultry, feed mill and piggery equipment available
Meticulous German equipment standards
Local industry experience
Increased production management and precision
Animal longevity and health
Feed portion control
Reduced labour costs
Big Dutchman Building Completed
Big Dutchman is proud to present our first plan to completion Big Dutchman building completed in October 2021. This layer facility in Pretoria was designed from planning stages with the farmer to ensure a tailored efficient farming solution. Included in the build was the unique Big Dutchman Building fire resistant and energy efficient building material […]
As a Broiler farmer the key objective of any equipment is to keep your birds safe, healthy, properly fed, watered and ventilated. At the Big Dutchman we pride ourselves in not only delivery on these key objectives but also integrating a range of technologies that improves:
A key objective for every layer farmer is the health and wellbeing of birds. This not only ensures the longevity of the flock (Alistair what do they call their collection of birds?) but also the frequency and quality of egg production. At the Big Dutchman we are passionate about animal well being and farm productivity which is why our technologies assist farmers to improve:
As one of the most efficient and productive farming options available, piggery farmers have a wide range of factors that most be carefully controlled for healthy, productive animals. Having installed the largest and most productive piggery in Africa, Big Dutchman provides pig farmers with expert advice based on both our local and international pig farming experience. Functional technology enables piggeries to not only increase the productivity of their pigs but also to ensure their welfare while increasing farm profitability through bi-product utilisation. The Big Dutchman provides farmers with:
Providing quality feed for broiler and layer chickens and pigs can be expensive with a questionable quality. For this reason, many farmers have started growing their own feed and creating feed mixes unique to their farm with unique production results. The Big Dutchman Feed Mills are designed to enable farmers to quickly and easily produce unique feed recipes while carefully controlling the quantity of ingredients and the quality of the feed. With years of local and international experience in feed mills, the Big Dutchman provides farmers with:
Adaptable feed mill systems tailored to each farm’s requirements
Stone and metal collectors for feed quality management