The second part of this article tells us what we can learn from sow's nesting instinct, creep-feed intake, relationship with the operator and groups formation in camping systems for use in our closed farms.
How much space is needed to optimise performance with the current slaughter weights?
When was the last time that you disinfected your cellphone?
Pig reproduction and summer are not good friends, Heat comes, daylight hours drop, fertility decreases and the vets come across more reproductive pathology than during the rest of the year. Why doing always the same does not always yield the same result?
It is not only related to NPDs, but it can also have a greater impact than we first thought.
Despite its many limitations, outdoor farming is a different way of approaching pig production and it does have some management routines which should make us reflect when we tackle management and design of indoor farms.
How to increase water consumption in piglets during the 2 to 3 days period after weaning using the piglet’s natural curiosity.