Karssies family

Hollandscheveld
77

In 1984, we decided to purchase a calf husbandry, because working animals appealed to us enormously. When we became acquainted with Peter's Farm, we were immediately inspired. This was the ultimate level of respectfully rearing calves. 

The ultimate level of calf husbandry

Stall by stall, we adopted the system. Looking back, we were the third Peter's Farm in the Netherlands, which is something we’re very proud of. I would even dare to say that we love our calves. This makes it easier to deal with legislation, which is constantly evolving and is often strict and inflexible. 

What’s the secret to our success? There is none. We exchange a great deal of our knowledge and experience with other Peter's Farm veal farmers. I am also convinced that a thoughtful and varied feeding schedule is the basis for good veal. We make the most delicious veal recipes with veal roulade and veal mince. Our favourite dish? Green beans with potatoes and a Peter's Farm veal schnitzel!

Our hobbies are our dogs, keeping birds and theatre. We have many different breeds of dog, including dachshunds, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Chihuahuas and a Kooikerhondje. 

  • Bé and Ria Karssies
  • Located in Hollandscheveld, Drenthe
  • Four children
  • A Peter's Farm since 1996
  • Interesting facts: They were the third Peter's Farm in the Netherlands

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Hollandscheveld
77

Karssies family

Putten
40

Van de Kamp family

Putten
40

Van den Pol family

Heesch
40

Ploegmakers family

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40

Hakkenberg family

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60

Poelstra family

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40, 80

Van Putten family

Otterlo
40

Jansen family

Uddel
40-45

Berkelaar family

Heeswijk-Dinther
35

Van der Valk family

Garderen
80

Pluim family

Dodewaard
60-80

Van Garderen family

Vaassen
43, 60-65

Gerritsen family

Nunspeet
40

Kleijer family

Rijssen
40

Stegeman family

Emst
40

Mulder family

Sint-Isidorushoeve
60, 70, 75, 80

Mensink family

Sambeek
80

Derks family

Lunteren
40, 70

Siebelink family

Wierden
40, 80

Dekker family

Dronten
40

Van den Berg family

Kootwijkerbroek
40

Hazeleger family

Markelo
75

Veltkamp family

Everdingen
40

Van Dijk family

Someren
70

Schakel family

Nunspeet
40

Pap family

Ruinen
40

Prins family

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Better Life (Beter Leven)

Better Life Farmer Rob Foks is proud that he raises his calves under the better life mark of the Dutch Society for the Protection of Animals (De Nederlandse Dierenbescherming). In addition, he tries to make his company more and more sustainable.

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