Pig Farming in Summer – Our Top Tips

Pig Farming in Summer – Our Top Tips

Pig Farming in Summer can be a little testing. We’re sharing our top tips. Summer is a great season for pig farming, but the higher temperatures do mean that you need to consider animal welfare. Pigs lack functional sweat glands and are therefore not great at regulating their body temperature. In an exposed position on […]

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10 Tips for Handling Piglets

10 Tips for Handling Piglets

Whether you’re a new pig farmer or an experienced one, it’s always worthwhile to pick up new tips on handling piglets. Handling piglets in the right way is important for producing quality meat at the end of the process. They are essentially your most precious commodity; the future, when you think about it, so it’s […]

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How to select pig housing

How to select pig housing

In this week’s blog post we’re talking about how to select pig housing; something many people ask us for guidance on. If you’re new to keeping pigs, then you’ll want to get started on the front foot with sound decisions. And similarly, if you’re looking to expand or replace an existing pig-rearing facility, you will […]

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The IDS Pig Housing Process

The IDS Pig Housing Process

The IDS  Pig Housing Process is one of a kind Established in 1976, IDS is committed to providing their clients with the best quality service in Pig Housing. Whether you need solutions that are simple or complex, IDS may help you. But how exactly does the IDS Pig Housing Process work? If that is a […]

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7 Tips for Intensive Pig Farming

7 Tips for Intensive Pig Farming

We’ve been asked to give some tips for intensive pig farming, so in this week’s blog post we’re detailing some of the most golden advice you could hope for. Intensive pig farming is a cost effective, space conscious way of making the most profit out of the animals that you have. It works in many […]

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How to Choose A Pig House

How to Choose A Pig House

How to choose a pig house; a common query, and it’s no wonder as there many things to consider. Choosing the perfect pig house is an important step in furthering your career as a pig farmer. While it may be an easy solution to just house them where you have space, finding am area most […]

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How to Clean Pig Houses

How to Clean Pig Houses

How to clean pig houses; a simple task you would think but there is a lot more in it.  Keeping pig housing clean is important to maximise livestock weight, reduce animal loss and to keep medical bills to a minimum. It is possible to implement a thorough programme of cleaning, without the need to outsource, […]

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10 Facts About Pigs

10 Facts About Pigs

Just for a bit of fun, were lining up 10 facts about pigs. We’ve every confidence you know most of these.  The truth is that pigs are fascinating animals: smart, clean, and social. There is also much more to them than meets the eye: these intelligent beings have lived side-by-side with people for thousands of […]

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10 Pig Nutrition Tips

10 Pig Nutrition Tips

Valuable Pig Nutrition Tips aren’t easy to come by, so we thought we’d share some of the expertise we have picked up over the years Pig farming success boils down to nutrition. Novice farmers often assume there’s nothing to raising pigs asides from supplying the animals with food and water, but there are many aspects […]

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10 tips for pig farrowing

10 tips for pig farrowing

Straight from the pros, here are some tips for Pig Farrowing that you might find beneficial For many farmers and small holders farrowing is one of the highlights, but it can be a tricky business. Complications that can result in still births and other health issues are many, but with a bit of forethought and […]

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