Key considerations for the design of biosecure and practical pig loading chutes that will minimize disease transmission during the animal movement process.
How to achieve the 6 kg average daily intake that today's high-producing lactating sows need?
We highlight different options for segregation of clean/dirty zones at the personnel entrance into the farm. This is where biosecurity starts. Keeping it simple and easy to follow increases the likelihood of an effective protocol.
Biofilm, “the dirt in water pipes”, the causative agent of problems in the conditions and the quality of the water supply, is the subject of this article.
Using a custom-made cart designed for drying and storage of heating lamps from farrowing units between uses to extent its working life.
Choosing a smooth tile type with seamless gap material will not allow rodents to achieve a foothold that would facilitate their climbing ability
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 to increase water consumption in piglets during the 2 to 3 days period after weaning using the piglet’s natural curiosity.