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.
Tips on pigs: farm management techniques
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.
The disadvantage of some boxes is that some piglets are too big and lively and jump off easily.
A system to check your all-in-all-out management and the consecuences of violating internal biosecurity practices.
Great care is needed particularly when handling young pigs above 6kg/3 weeks of age, to avoid causing lasting damage.