Is your pig farm one for the future

Is your pig farm one for the future

Recent discoveries at the University of Pennsylvania, in the U.S., focused on modernizing pig farming. An article about it explained, the department tasked with the work has “spent years crafting and refining their swine unit at Penn with the aim of making pig farms more sustainable nationwide. Their ‘farm of the future,’ with humane conditions […]

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Slurry Management Facilitated By Premium Pig Housing

Slurry Management Facilitated By Premium Pig Housing

Pig farming is hardly a glamorous lifestyle, and yet it gets even less glamorous when the issue of slurry emerges. As a recent article about comprehensive slurry management explained, though, a “comprehensive management plan for slurry transforms a perceived problem into an opportunity and a valued resource.” After all, many UK pig farmers view slurry […]

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Temperatures and Pig Productivity

Temperatures and Pig Productivity

An article from Zoetis in early 2019 asked a question with its title: Do your pigs need blankets? It then went on to say that temperature can affect any pig’s productivity. Whimsically pointing out that your pigs walk around naked without much hair or fat to keep them warm, the article also explained that it […]

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What to Know about the Pork Industry in 2020

What to Know about the Pork Industry in 2020

The latest news out of Pork Business magazine indicates that there will be a few “game-changers,” for the year 2020. They indicated that ASF was at the top of most producers’ minds when polled at the end of the year and that biosecurity rates highly in all corners of the industry and parts of the […]

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Why In-House Steel Fabrication Matters For Pig Housing.

Why In-House Steel Fabrication Matters For Pig Housing.

Custom pig housing design and construction allows you to create the optimum environment for your herd based on your unique needs and requirements. Those range from farm topography to the area of Ireland in which you’re located. However, not all construction options are the same. When it comes to pig housing, in-house steel fabrication capabilities […]

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Refurbishment or Replacement of Pig Housing Equipment– How to Choose The Right Path.

Refurbishment or Replacement of Pig Housing Equipment– How to Choose The Right Path.

Pig housing equipment, including ventilation systems, feeding and watering systems, flooring systems, and more, help ensure that you are able to properly care for your animals while simultaneously providing the environment necessary for healthy development and weight gain. However, over time, your equipment ages. Even with proper maintenance, it will deteriorate, and you will eventually […]

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Key Components in a New Pig Feeding System

Key Components in a New Pig Feeding System

Ensuring that your pigs have access to high-quality feed at all times is essential not only to their health and well-being, but also to your success in raising well-developed animals that command good prices on the market. If you are searching for a new pig feeding system, there are a few things that you’ll need […]

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