Alliance formed between Schippers Canada Ltd. and Farmers Farmacy® is extending to Manitoba in 2019


Farmers Farmacy® and Schippers Canada Ltd. are pleased to announce the alliance that was formed between Schippers Canada Ltd. and Farmers Farmacy® in Ontario in September 2017 is extending to Manitoba in 2019.

On February 1st 2019, Farmers Farmacy® will become the master distributor of Schippers Canada’s HyCare™ focus products in Manitoba. These products include: MS Topfoam, MS T&T Cleaner, MS Megades Novo, MS Dry Care Plus, MS Goldmix pH, Di-O-Clean, MS Equal Coating, MS Support and Hoof Care as well as 300 MS Schippers “retail” products.

Schippers focus products are already in stock at the Farmers Farmacy® Order & Pick-Up Points located in Winnipeg, Brandon, Lethbridge and Red Deer. Additional Schippers products as well as the full line of 2,000 Farmers Farmacy® products are available to be ordered online, by email, over the phone, or in person at the Order & Pick-Up Points. These additional products are shipped within one week of ordering, arriving every Wednesday at each of the four locations. Further, producers may choose to purchase from a selection of 10,000 Schippers products in inventory in the Netherlands with delivery in 6-8 weeks.

With the launch of the Manitoba master distributor alliance in February, Farmers Farmacy® will also offer direct to farm delivery of the Schippers focus products as well as Farmers Farmacy® products.

In addition to extending the alliance between Schippers Canada and Farmers Farmacy®, Farmers Farmacy® is pleased to announce the joining of Arian de Bekker to the Farmers Farmacy® team on January 2nd. Arian de Bekker has lead the development of the Schippers Canada Ltd business across Canada since 2012. Due to his extensive knowledge of the Schippers products, his many relationships within the livestock industry and his passion to see livestock producers reach their performance and productivity potential, Arian is uniquely gifted to lead in the sales and business development of the Farmers Farmacy®/ Schippers Canada Ltd. alliance across Canada.

Farmers Farmacy® and Schippers Canada Ltd will be exhibiting beside each other at the upcoming Prairie Livestock Expo, held at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre in Winnipeg on December 12th. Producers are welcome to visit the Farmers Farmacy® and Schippers representatives there and learn more about the benefits of these two companies working closely together in the near future.

In early January 2019, the new Farmers Farmacy® catalogue will be published and distributed. This catalogue provides a full listing of all 2,000 of the Farmers Farmacy® and Schippers products complete with pictures, product indications and pricing. Additionally, producers can access all of this information online through the website,

Farmers Farmacy® is a member of The GVF group of companies. The GVF group and MS Schippers are both second generation family businesses that focus on providing leading edge nutritional, hygiene, animal care, and equipment products to livestock and poultry producers. Both of these companies have a mission to allow family farms to be more profitable and to create healthy and safe meat, milk and eggs that meet consumers’ desires. With much aligned missions and focuses, both GVF and Schippers Canada Ltd. are confident that this alliance will be long-term and beneficial for producers in Canada.

The GVF group of companies includes Grand Valley Fortifiers, Farmers Farmacy®, Direct Source Commodities, Fortified Nutrition Limited, True Foods and Valley Feeds. These companies and the teams within them work holistically and synergistically with hundreds of farming operations in Canada and the United States with the core purposes of profitable farms, healthy food and improved lives.

Schippers Canada Ltd. with its head office in Lacombe County, Alberta, operates nationwide. They are part of the MS Schippers group of companies, based in the Netherlands, an internationally highly regarded innovator and supplier of hygiene and animal care solutions to the livestock farming community.

Looking at the Schippers’ 50-year corporate history, they now operate in 41 countries, 14 of which they have offices. The development of their well-researched HyCare™ principles has made them a world leader in sustainable livestock farm management practices through hygiene improvements. Livestock farmers using the MS Schippers HyCare™ products and methods experience significant benefits in animal health, their farm’s financial results and ease of working. Above all the HyCare™ principles are recognized as an essential element when working towards Antibiotic Free livestock farming.

This new alliance is a real advantage for farmers, expert producers of meat, milk and eggs. Please call and find out how you can benefit from the knowledge, service and products our teams offer


Aidan Gillespie, Farmers Farmacy, 1-866-527-6229,

Lorie Pepper, Famers Farmacy, 1-866-527-6229,

David Ross, GVF Group, 519-621-4400,

Arian de Bekker, MS Schippers Canada, 204-384-9222,

Joost van Asten, MS Schippers Canada, 1-866-995-7771 (Cell: 403 360 0354),

Moritz Schmitz, MS Schippers Canada, 1-866-995-7771,


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