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Improve the piglets' comfort in the fattening rooms without compromising ventilation by placing an insulating material over the pens.
Having a piglet feeder and a lamp in each farrowing pen avoids the annoying moving of these items between rooms and sometimes between buildings.
In many occasions, the location of the heat lamp very near to the head of the sow can bother her.
A new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explains how using localized heating to create a microclimate for piglets can reduce mortality rates and overall energy consumption.