First NLF webinar in Spanish

On Thursday January 20 the first NLF webinar in Spanish will be organized with interested parties in Chili, and contributions from both Chile and the Netherlands. Topic: Natural ways to reduce antibiotic use in dairy cattle, with emphasis on calf health. See  invitation NLF webinar Chile-Holanda 20Enero2022 PLEASE NOTE THIS SESSION IS IN SPANISH ONLY [...]

By |2022-01-17T20:10:17+00:00January 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NLF in global magazine on Antibiotic Reduction

NEW STRATEGY TO REDUCE ANTIBIOTICS IN DAIRY FARMING is our recent publication in the December  MISSET special issue entitled Antibiotic Reduction - Embracing the Challenge. It is a general description of the objectives,activities and outcomes of the NLF work in both smallholder dairy farming (India, Ethiopia and Uganda), and large scale dairy farming in the [...]

By |2021-12-14T10:48:10+00:00December 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New video on Calcium Deficiency in Dairy Cows

The collaboration between NLF and Agro-Eco is bearing its first fruits, with a new video on Calcium Deficiency in Dairy Cows. It presents numerous practical possibilities of how to prevent 'milk fever' in dairy cows under smallholder conditions, taking Indian dairy farmers as an example. Milk fever is one of the common cattle diseases amongst [...]

By |2021-12-09T15:25:46+00:00December 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SUCCES with NLF approach in ETHIOPIA

During the 2-day conference on Dairy Sector Transformationin Addis Ababa, organized by the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP), the worldwide results of the Natural Livestock Farming approach were presented with experiences from India, Ethiopia, Uganda and The Netherlands. See NLF presentation at ESAP dairy conference This gained international interest, especfially because of the possibility [...]

By |2021-11-18T10:51:08+00:00November 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Report NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS – herbs for dairy health in India and the Netherla

In what way has the work on Herbs for Cattle Health developed in both India and the Netherlands over the past 5 years? During the webinar on 21st of October 2021 dairy farmers and veterinarians from both countries shared their experiences, and were inspired by the way they can learn from each other and improve [...]

By |2021-11-30T10:21:34+00:00October 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Deficient colostrum feeding crucial issue in dairy calf raising

The knowledge on adequate colostrum feeding of newborn calves is strikingly inadequate amongst smallholder dairy farmers worldwide. This was one of the main conclusions of the recent NLF webinar on natural calf management organized on 31st August 2021. Many farmers mistakenly believe that calf diarrhea is the result of colostrum feeding, rather than a way [...]

By |2021-09-30T10:04:08+00:00September 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two NLF posters for conference Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals

Between June 7-9 2021 the International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals is organized by the CGIAR - Anti Microbial Resistance hub. As NLF we have developed two posters: Strategic international collaboration for reduction of antibiotic use in dairy farming - with info on the results of NLF in India and the Netherlands Improving cattle [...]

By |2021-05-25T13:51:00+00:00May 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Student research on herbal remedies for parasite control

Two groups of international students from Wageningen University have collaborated with NLF in the Netherlands to review literature and interview experts on herbal remedies for parasite control as part of the their MSc program on Academic Consultancy Training (ACT). The first group has focused on two types of internal parasites:  Faciola Hepatica (or Liver Fluke) [...]

By |2021-05-24T12:06:37+00:00May 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NLF webinar 15 April 2021: Natural Approaches to Mastitis Control

The second international webinar organised by Natural Livestock Farming Foundation was in coordination with Trans Disciplinary University (TDU) and Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF), both from India. The focus was on natural approaches to mastitis control - with the main aim to improve cattle health and reduce the use of antibiotics. For the interesting results of [...]

By |2021-05-17T17:43:35+00:00May 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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