Pork experts indicate growing demand

Pork experts indicate growing demand

According to Pig World, at the end of December 2019, “latest figures published by HMRC show a 20% year-on-year increase in UK pork exports in October… [when] pork exports were at a record high of 25,100 tonnes.” Clearly, this is good news for farmers, but even more so is the fact that in addition to […]

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Support optimal weaning through pig housing solutions

Support optimal weaning through pig housing solutions

As reported in a 2019 article, weaning “represents one of the most critical stages in pig production, which is reflected in the high piglet morbidity and mortality for this period.” Experienced pig farmers know that production initiated with the healthiest piglets is best and supporting their adaptation throughout different phases is also crucial. Yet, what […]

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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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