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What do Service Factor, Full Load Amps, and Service Factor Amps tell us about a motor. Livestock and poultry operations subject electric motors to very hostile work environments. Those environments alternate between dusty and humid, along with fluctuations in voltage...
Acquisition signals the next generation of slurry management globally announced the acquisition of Ameram Slurry Limited’s Aeromix system with immediate effect. The deal is viewed as the strategic next step in the development of EASYFIX’s animal housing product portfolio and...
The last two years of the Coronavirus pandemic offers a glimpse into the challenges pig farmers have faced for decades. While the world is struggling to cope with one virus and its variants, pig farmers routinely deal with multiple...
Basically, you have the choice between two ventilation principles in pig farming: natural and mechanical. One advantage of natural ventilation is the low investment due to the use of natural resources and simple installation. Systems based on natural ventilation...
Click to watch a video of Free Access Stalls in use. Hog Slat's Free Access Stall provides the animals with freedom of movement in and out of the stalls while allowing caretakers the ability to restrain individual sows for insemination,...
I was contacted a while ago by someone from the NCFAD, which if you are like me, you can be forgiven for not having a hot clue what that is. So I asked, and was told that The National...
California law increases square footage requirements and prohibits gestation stalls. Set to take effect on January 1, 2022, California's Proposition 12 will prohibit the sale of pork not raised according to specific production guidelines.   This restriction includes pork produced in...
Source: New Standard Ag Group A few weeks back, we had one of our clients stop by our Sioux Falls office for a cup of coffee. As we begin visiting about the state of it all, the topic of conception...
Source: Pork Checkoff Items on a monthly hog barn maintenance task list can be among the easiest to overlook. They’re less frequent than weekly, but far more often than annually. Daily and weekly maintenance checklists fit smoothly into a regular routine....
Increased productivity helps lower labor cost and improve pig performance. By Duane Kleve, general manager, Nedap Livestock Management Operating a finishing facility today with real-time information on finishing pig weight and performance helps pig farms better work through today’s razor-thin margins. That’s...
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