15 November, 2017
The documentation of the Thomas® system for pig farming is now fully available in French. The French brochure, flyers and product information can be downloaded here below. The manual can be requested through our sales department.
30 October, 2017
The LIV intensive livestock farming trade fair was held in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, from 24 to 26 October 2017. Pig and poultry farmers visiting the Hotraco Agri stand were offered an opportunity to find out more about the future of barn automation. Pig farmers also had a daily chance of winning one of the five attractive Thomas® SoftShell jacks donated by Hotraco Agri. The winners have been... Read more +
17 October, 2017
Ramon Harmes, broiler farmer in Klazienaveen, Province of Drenthe (NL), upgraded from the Orion® system to the new touchscreen Fortica® system earlier this year. Click on the video below to take a look. More information and photos of the farm are available here.
5 October, 2017
The 25th Latin American Poultry Congress 2017 took place from 26 until 29 September in Guadalajara, Mexico. We had the privilege to meet and catch up with many poultry professionals and long-time business partners. We also have met new interesting people from several Latin American countries. With our brand new subsidiary Hotraco América Latina, located in Medellin, Colombia, we are able to... Read more +
17 July, 2017
The hub of this new platform is the Fortlink®, a new, central, touchscreen control unit with a built-in communication interface. The Fortlink® provides the connection between all the Fortica® management computers present within a poultry farm, which in turn control various components for climate control, ventilation, animal weighing and feed and water control. The Fortlink® makes it possible to... Read more +
17 July, 2017
New features and improved graphical presentation With the release of the new software version for the Fortica®, this innovative, full touchscreen poultry computer has become even more versatile, better and more complete. A huge amount of effort has gone into optimizing the graphical interface of the Fortica-P poultry computer and the Fortica-FWS feed weighing computer. The result is further... Read more +
7 July, 2017
VIV Turkey is the leading international poultry trade fair of Turkey. VIV’s Feed to Meat concept covers the entire animal protein chain, from primary production to finished products. VIV Turkey represents all parts of the meat production process. The fair takes place from 6 till 8 July 2017 in Istanbul. Our partners Poultec, Tavsan and Poultech are represented. See here the pictures.
29 May, 2017
Hotraco Agri has contributed to work on a new poultry barn at the Aeres University of Applied Science in Dronten. This brand new laying-hen barn, for students by students, is the barn of the future with a focus on research and education. This laying-hen barn was designed according to the Beter Leven Keurmerk [Better Living Certification] 3-star guidelines, and therefore meets the strictest... Read more +
23 May, 2017
The China Animal Husbandry Expo (CAHE), which took place in Qingdao, China from the 18th till 20th of May 2017, is one of the largest livestock exhibitions which is held in China annually. Previous editions were attended by more than 150,000 visitors in the poultry-, meat- and feed industry worldwide. The Hotraco Agri booth was very well attended by the visitors. There was much enthusiasm for the... Read more +
19 May, 2017
Hotraco Group is one of the 15 companies nominated for the Limburg&Co InnovAward 2017. This biannual innovation stimulation prize from the Province of Limburg makes a selection according the following criteria: innovation, feasibility, economic spin-off, commercialisation and sustainability. Hotraco Group is participating with the bird mite population system, which improves the life of... Read more +