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China’s Putting Pigs in 13-Story ‘Hog Hotels’ to Keep Germs Out

Source: Bloomberg China is taking hog biosecurity to new levels -- 13 stories in fact. That’s the height of a building in southern China where more...

Recommended Handling Facility Layout

Source: Grandin.com This diagram illustrates a modern cattle stockyard and chute system. All the animal movement is one-way and there is no cross traffic....

Weekly Hog Facility Maintenance

Read our list of practical steps to add to your weekly checklist to prevent longer term repairs and make overall maintenance easier. Part of a...

Get Precise Water Flow Control with Crystal Spring`s Adaptive-Flow™ Technology

A few years ago, our team started discussing how we could take our feeder nipples to the next level using our innovative solutions that...

Ventilation systems need winter check-up to keep pigs healthy

Ventilation systems in hog buildings need regular check-ups to prevent environmental issues that can compromise pig health. Winter audits are especially important, with ventilation...

Crystal Spring celebrates its 5th Anniversary manufacturing in Brasil

"This week marks 5 years from when we manufactured the first fully Brazilian-made Crystal Spring feeder. This milestone makes our team very proud, especially...

Why high pressure fans are often used in pig barns

Various ventilation techniques are used  to raise the air quality in pig barns to a desired level. Many of these techniques use a specific...

Three Steps To Managing Facility Repairs

Barns and the equipment within them are a major capital investment. It makes sense to invest time in maintenance, repairs and attention to detail...

The pros and cons of central exhaust systems in pig barns

Central exhaust systems are a commonly used ventilation method in pig barns. But how do they work and what are the advantages and disadvantages...

Honey Grove: Forwarding Technology in Hog Barns

Located in Northwestern Missouri, Honey Grove a technology progressive hog barn, contacted the New Standard team design and create a new hog barn with...
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