The different ventilation options for pig barns

Basically, you have the choice between two ventilation principles in pig farming: natural and mechanical. One advantage of natural ventilation is the low investment...

4 reasons to take control of sow feed intake

Automated feeding improves sow health and weaning pig performance. Each day, you navigate the challenges of pig farming – doing more work with seemingly less...

Get the most out of your sow barn remodeling project

Did you know? Sow nutritional needs are up to three times higher during lactation than during gestation. Miss the mark, even for a week...

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...

Why minimum and maximum ventilation are important for pig barns

When maintaining a productive climate in a pig barn, both minimum and maximum ventilation are important principles to consider. In this article...

The wait is over with on-demand feeding

When you’re hungry, food is all that will brighten your mood. The same goes for your sows. With an on-demand feeding system, lactating sows...

New Feed Flow Control for Big Wheel Feeders improves user experience

Osborne Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce the release of a new feed flow adjustment system for the company’s line of Big Wheel Pig...

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...

It’s like snack time for sows

Late-night snacking. Midafternoon munching. Small snacks throughout the day keep you energized and happy. The same goes for your sows. Hungry, lactating sows no longer...

PodCast: You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure | Wesley Lack

Listen to the entire Podcast Summary Wesley Lack is the Chief Operations Officer at Maximum Ag Technologies, a company founded with Larry & Dustin Reed in...
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