The views of experienced experts on what the ideal mating /early gestation barn should look like.
This trick tries to reduce the number of deaths by providing the piglets more resting space by using the corridor.
Joan Wennberg discusses with different experts how do they think that the ideal mating area design should be.
30 years ago, the idea of setting up a conveyor belt like the ones that are (or were) used in poultry farming appeared.
The most difficult thing for sows is learning to open doors. Here we show an easy and practical way to achieve it.
One of the main tools to encourage the installation of extra lighting in the mating area is the data analysis, and more specifically the weaning-to-service interval.
Floor cooling is based on the conduction of heat from the sow to a sink while lying down.
Spain is, regarding pig census, the third country in the world in relation to pig production, behind China and the USA, and the fourth as pork producer because Germany fattens many piglets imported from The Netherlands and Denmark, and it also slaughters pigs from these and other countries.