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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Is Now a Good Time to Become a Pig Farmer?

Is Now a Good Time to Become a Pig Farmer?

Pig farming is a time-honoured enterprise in the UK that dates back thousands of years. However, the industry certainly sees its ups and downs. For those considering this path, is now a good time to become a pig farmer? There’s a lot of uncertainty just at the moment, as May’s stepping down as PM and […]

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6 Characteristics of a Quality Pig Farm Building

6 Characteristics of a Quality Pig Farm Building

As a UK pig farmer, it is your responsibility to provide the animals in your care with adequate shelter – pig housing. However, not all housing solutions are created equal. Aging pig housing filled with antiquated systems can actually result in lost vigour and reduced size, as well as increasing the stress placed on your […]

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5 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Pig Feed

5 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Pig Feed

Freedom from hunger and thirst is one of the so-called “five freedoms” on which compassionate livestock care is based. As a UK pig farmer, it is your responsibility to ensure that the animals in your care receive adequate nutrition that supports health and vigour, as well as a constant supply of fresh water. Of course, […]

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What to Look for in Pig Housing Flooring Mats

What to Look for in Pig Housing Flooring Mats

Pig housing in the UK has to meet fairly rigid requirements as animal welfare is a key part of the industry’s focus. As such, your farm has to be designed with a minimum amount of floor space for individual pigs, and according to their weight or focus. As an example, boars need 6m2 while sows […]

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What to Look for in Pig Housing Feeding Systems

What to Look for in Pig Housing Feeding Systems

The UK requirements for pig farming and animal welfare are some of the highest in the world. Though this can make it quite challenging for the modern UK pig farmer, there are more and more makers of optimal housing and equipment to help. One area of ongoing concern and challenge is feeding and watering the […]

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