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Monday, January 09, 2017
New Field Guide for Slat Repair and Replacement Now Available
GLOBAL - Hog Slat Inc. has teamed up with Vanberg Specialized Coatings and Altenburg Construction to produce a working guide for swine producers covering the repair and replacement of concrete slats. ...
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
WeatherFlow – Wind Meter for Your Smartphone
The old saying, “You can’t improve what you can’t measure” applies to measuring wind speed in a hog or poultry house. Gauging wind speed of tunnel ventilation or velocity out of an inlet without...
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
3-D Printer Shapes Swine Equipment
One of the newest tools utilized by the Hog Slat engineering group is a 3-D printer.  About the size of a small refrigerator, the 3-D printer generates plastic prototype parts from computer generated...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
GrowerSELECT Reduces Margin Stacking
Margin stacking is a term that may or may not be familiar to you. It refers to the cost or profit margin that each member of the supply chain contributes to bring a product to the end user. Every manufacturer,...
Friday, May 08, 2015
How To Maintain and Troubleshoot Hog Slat's GROW-DISK Feeding System
GLOBAL - Appropriate maintenance and troubleshooting of a GROW-DISK chain feeding system will lead to smooth operation and a longer lifetime of the components....
Monday, June 03, 2013
Innovation Drives Zoetis
ANALYSIS - Gloria Basse, Group Director - US Pork, discusses two innovations from Zoetis - a vaccine for swine flu and their introduction of a product that is an alternative to physical castration in male...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Alternative to Physical Castration of Pigs
CANADA - Pfizer Animal Health has begun the gradual introduction of a new product in Canada that eliminates boar taint in pork without the need for physical castration, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Modern Technology From Big Dutchman
GERMANY - New barn with exhaust air washer for 3,300 piglets....

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