The Big Dutchman Southern Africa team is passionate about working alongside farmers to increase productivity and profitability because we believe that the more successful and sustainable Southern African farmers become, the more sustainable each Southern African country becomes.
Having worked with local Southern African farmers since 1966 and with global farmers since 1938, Big Dutchman Southern Africa provides globally researched pig, poultry and egg farming equipment adapted to the unique climate, infrastructure, labor and farming conditions of Southern African countries.
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.
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:
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. The Big Dutchman provides farmers with:
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:
Big Dutchman Buildings provide pig, egg and poultry farmers with turnkey farm buildings for efficient and effective animal production. From planning to engineer approved drawings to building, Big Dutchman Building provide 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. Big Dutchman provides farmers with:
Adaptable systems tailored to farm’s requirements
Stone & metal collectors for feed quality management
Key to the success of any pig, egg or poultry production farm is reliable power. Big Dutchman Solar enables farmers with consistent and reliable power by utilizing the energy of the sun. Key benefits include: