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Livestock & Logistics Netherlands engaged in live export

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Published Sep 30, 2023

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Lianne van Dongen, veterinary director of Vee&Logistiek Nederland, is concerned about the impact of the bluetongue virus on trade. She is checking agreements with countries outside the European Union to see which ones still want to do business with the Netherlands under certain conditions. Van Dongen is also working on new rules for export stables to ensure the safe export of Dutch livestock. The bluetongue outbreak has had a significant impact on the Dutch livestock sector, particularly in the veal and breeding cattle sectors, and live cattle exports are currently at a standstill.
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Lianne van Dongen, veterinary director of Vee&Logistiek Nederland, is concerned with bluetongue and how the virus affects trade. She also finds out which countries outside the European Union still want to do business with the Netherlands under certain conditions by checking the one-on-one agreements that have been made with those countries. Within Europe there are discussions with Poland. Many calves aged 10 to 13 weeks go to this country, which now have to be housed in the Netherlands. Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Croatia, Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal are currently the countries that have a derogation for the import of Dutch calves. All calves that have been proven to be free of bluetongue can currently be exported to these countries. Rules for export stables Van Dongen is also tasked with answering questions from members of Vee&Logistiek Nederland. She is in contact with the Ministry of Agriculture and VWA to draw up new rules for vector protective devices (TVBIs). These ...
Source: Boerderij
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