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A system for cleaning the bowls in a practical, effective, and quick way without splashing all the farrowing pen or soaking the piglets.
Improving piglets' comfort in the farrowing pens by offering them more surface for resting.
Finding alternatives to reduce the number of nurse sows by maximising the number of suckling piglets per sow.
This trick consists in creating a nest using the crates back corridor.
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.
The trick consists in selecting the appropriate foster sows and marking them on the back with the maximum number of pigs that they can take care of.
Sow’s milk might be the perfect piglet feed, but not for those raised commercially. Or, perhaps it is our limited understanding of its role beyond nutrition
Maximizing lactation feed intake in hyperprolific sows enhances future reproductive performance as well as piglet weaning weight and survivability.
The natural milk produced by sows is very rich in fat; about 8 percent on a liquid basis and 40 percent on a dry matter basis. Piglets have an enormous capacity