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Prevent crushed pigs by elevating the sow while standing with Sow Lift

Prevents crushed pigs by elevating the sow while standing. A pedal-triggered air lift system raises the sow to 10″ above creep area when she stands...

Barn Ventilation: 71 Years of Progress

A few weeks ago, we shared a fun "throw-back-Thursday" post highlighting some barn building catalogs of yesteryear. You can re-visit that blog here if...

How to Maintain a Sow’s Condition During Lactation

We are known for creating the original wet-dry finishing feeder back in the 1980s. Since then, we have expanded the revolutionary concept of wet-dry...

Conserving energy by using localized heating in swine housing – Farm Energy

Using heat lamps, heat mats, and brooders for localized heating can improve energy efficiency in swine housing. Learn about small adjustments and management considerations...

Efficiencies abound with automated sorting scale technology

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...

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...

Crystal Spring Hog Equipment in Brazil, By Natalia Rimi Heisterkamp Director of Global...

When Crystal Spring Hog Equipment first started its activities in 1978 no one would have thought that we would have the global reach we...

Balance Sow Lift Floor launched in U.S. Market: For sustainable pig farming and enhanced...

Animal welfare is under scrutiny. Meeting growing demand for sustainable farming and enhanced profitability is a top priority for pig farmers nowadays. An integrated...

Get to the finish line, faster.

A tale of two pigs Picture this: Two pigs walk up to a scale. Pig 1 walks on, and the scale says the pig is in...

Common sense evaporative cooling

Make your pads last longer, the 80-80 rule, don't operate your evap system between 10 pm and 10 am, and airspeed is what makes...
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