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Solid floors are difficult to clean - TIPS ON PIGS Solid floors are difficult to clean - TIPS ON PIGS

This trick shows how to reduce the cleaning time of the fattening pens with a solid floor. Fattening pigs with a clean pen.

02/12/2016

Using a tarpaulin to crowd pigs together - TIPS FOR PIGS Using a tarpaulin to crowd pigs together - TIPS FOR PIGS

This method works especially well in farms where pens are wide or have unusual dimensions.

03/12/2016

Insemination with no hands - TIPS ON PIGS Insemination with no hands - TIPS ON PIGS

This trick consists in using a spring for holding the semen bag during the insemination. Using springs for the sows' self-insemination.

16/12/2016

Control of the feed weight - TIPS ON PIGS Control of the feed weight - TIPS ON PIGS

We need to know, at all moments, which amount of feed are the sows eating, so we will weigh the feed at least once per week.

16/12/2016

Knowing the sows' age - TIPS ON PIGS Knowing the sows' age - TIPS ON PIGS

Using the year the sows enter in production for the sow's identification number.

16/12/2016

Planning gilt service - TIPS ON PIGS Planning gilt service - TIPS ON PIGS

The strategy involves synchronizing the gilts so they come into heat at the same time, in order to properly manage the number of inseminations targeted for each

16/12/2016

Supplementing water to lactating sows - TIPS ON PIGS Supplementing water to lactating sows - TIPS ON PIGS

There are different systems for carrying out this water delivery. Probably, the most common one is with a hose, but sometimes, the sows' troughs are not facing

16/12/2016

Early piglet weaning in their own farrowing pen - TIPS ON PIGS Early piglet weaning in their own farrowing pen - TIPS ON PIGS

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

16/12/2016

Cleaning the bowls for milk replacer supplementation - TIPS ON PIGS Cleaning the bowls for milk replacer supplementation - TIPS ON PIGS

A system for cleaning the bowls in a practical, effective, and quick way without splashing all the farrowing pen or soaking the piglets.

02/12/2016

How to avoid the pigs from lying beside the drinking troughs during the hot season? How to avoid the pigs from lying beside the drinking troughs during the hot season?

This behaviour avoids the submissive animals from having access to water with enough frequency.

16/12/2016

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