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
When was the last time that you disinfected your cellphone?
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.
How to have all the information about the weanings available in a simple way.
We explain a simple and easy method for cleaning creep feeders.
The goal is to be able to make that some individual dispensers do not deliver feed when they are all full
The goal is to improve the piglets’ starter feed consumption in the farrowing pens.
By writing down the sow’s number directly onto a piece of paper or a card we do not lose information
More attractive for the pigs, more comfortable for farmers.
This trick tries to reduce the number of deaths by providing the piglets more resting space by using the corridor.
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.
When we must treat many animals (e.g. when blanket vaccinations or antiparasitic treatments must be administered), injections must be fast.
This article offers a new alternative to plastic feed scoops, the use of a 5/10-liter can made of strong plastic and with a built-in handle.
You can use old wicker baskets, builder’s buckets, etc., but I will now show you a syringe carrier at zero cost made with recycled materials.
Sometimes, when working on the farm, we have to get up close to the sow to check its card in order to know its productive cycle. Or, whilst carrying piglets to be fostered, we ask ourselves, will that sow be a second parity one?
There are many types of boot racks in the market, but we can build one ourselves with something available on any farm: a pallet.