We move a plastic ring along the water drainpipe, leaving it at a series of pre-established marks.
Tips on pigs: farm management techniques
The goal of this trick is to make a practical, simple and cheap catheter holder.
With this aim, micro sprinklers soak periodically the area where we wish the animals to defecate.
This behaviour avoids the submissive animals from having access to water with enough frequency.
Wrap the sow's card in a clear plastic bag and write down the data with a thick marker
This trick consists in using a spring for holding the semen bag during the insemination.
Mating the stimulated sows eases the sperm transport to the oviduct, where they meet the ova.