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This method works especially well in farms where pens are wide or have unusual dimensions.
The week of birth is tattooed on the animals`ears to know their age at all times.
Having a correct lighting is basic for the productivity of the sow and the farm workers. The recommended minimum is 250 lux for 16 hours per day
Correct assessment of health status leads to timely disease prevention and better nutritional programs that maximize profitability.
Ioannis Mavromichalis, Ph.D., gives his views on poultry, pig and dairy nutrition based on his experience as a nutrition consultant with clients around the worl
This behaviour avoids the submissive animals from having access to water with enough frequency.
This trick consists in using a spring for holding the semen bag during the insemination. Using springs for the sows' self-insemination.
Mating the stimulated sows eases the sperm transport to the oviduct, where they meet the ova. Get to mate the sows, stimulated as much as possible by massaging
Build a fence to keep the weaned piglets in a farrowing pen. This trick expects to find an accommodation for the early weaned piglets leaving them
Improve the piglets' comfort in the fattening rooms without compromising ventilation by placing an insulating material over the pens.