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?
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.
Administer long-acting oxytocin to sows that have started farrowing to milk them more easily.
The idea is to avoid semen backflow when we leave a catheter without its cap inside the sow for some minutes after AI.