Why a Pig Farm Building Benefits from Insulated Walls

Why a Pig Farm Building Benefits from Insulated Walls

Pig farming is an age-old enterprise that has been active for centuries. It has its “tried and true” methods and practices, and yet it is also one of the more technologically advanced areas of modern farming, too. Unfortunately, many farmers remain unaware of the benefits of modern pork production facilities, including the use of insulation […]

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Animal Forward Practices Are Possible on Profitable Pig Farms

Animal Forward Practices Are Possible on Profitable Pig Farms

If you are involved in pig breeding and pig farming, it is likely that you are already aware of the higher level of intelligence in the livestock you raise. Compared to other commonly raised animals, pigs are exceptionally intelligent, with some experts indicating that “pigs possess the mental capacity of three-year-old children, according to researchers […]

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Are Antibiotic Replacements a Viable Choice?

Are Antibiotic Replacements a Viable Choice?

It is no secret that consumers are making more and more demands on those who produce foods of all kinds. Terms like “No GMO” and “organic” are but a few of the terms that farmers face as they seek to remain competitive and profitable. These trends have also affected pig farming, with many consumers admitting […]

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Electrical Safety and Pig Farms

Farming always comes with an array of hazards – some predictable and others less so. For example, from the storage of grain or liquid manure to the use of heavy machinery, there are hazards at almost any turn. This is the main reason for safety training and procedures when doing your daily work. Fortunately, advances […]

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Happy Pigs, Safer and Happier Farmers

Happy Pigs, Safer and Happier Farmers

Ask successful pig farmers and many them will tell you that it is the happiest and healthiest pigs that make for their success. Pigs are remarkably smart animals, and according to some experts say, “Pigs are very intelligent and adapt to their environment. You might be surprised to learn that in some tests pigs have […]

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Keeping Pigs Cool in the Summer

Keeping Pigs Cool in the Summer

Anyone involved in pig farming is well aware of the many challenges it presents. Not only do pigs pass through very specific stages of life; each of which requires specific pig housing and feeding methods, but the seasons also pose challenges. For example, there are almost no regions of the world in which pig farming […]

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