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Friday, July 31, 2015
Pig Equipment and Feeding Systems at the "End of the Earth"
FRANCE - Big Dutchman pig equipment and feeding systems are used on pig farms in more than 100 countries on all five continents. Naturally, this includes the "End of the Earth", and for good reason: French...
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Big Dutchman Attracts a Multitude of Visitors in Bangkok
THAILAND - Big Dutchman looks back on a successful VIV Asia 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. On a 432 m2 stand, the pig equipment supplier presented many new products and innovative developments of existing...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Informative Leaflet on Housing Equipment for Piglet Rearing and Pig Finishing
GERMANY - Modern penning systems have to be animal-friendly and easy to clean and they should facilitate everyday work. Big Dutchman offers the respective solutions which can be implemented independent...
Monday, July 27, 2015
MagixX-Pig+ Exhaust Air Treatment System Passes DLG Test
GERMANY - With a dust separation rate of up to 94 per cent in the summer and an average ammonia separation rate of 84 per cent, the Big Dutchman exhaust air treatment system MagixX-Pig+ recently successfully...
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
SowMAX Eliminates Guesswork of Sow Feeding
ANALYSIS - Feeding lactating sows is a tough job - feed her too much, and the feed can spoil and must be discarded. Feed her too little, and she will not get all the nutrients she needs to produce milk...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Industry Trends, Like Animal Welfare, Drive Hog Slat's Global Business
ANALYSIS - David Herring, Vice President of Hog Slat, said global industry trends drive their business and domestic and international offering. ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Hog Slat Opens 70th Store, Expands to Poland, Germany
GLOBAL - Alan Riley, National Retail Manager at Hog Slat, said Hog Slat has recently opened it's 70th store in the US and has expanded it's international retail locations to Germany and Poland....
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
It's Construction Season - Hog Slat Delivers Turnkey Construction, Facility Upgrades
GLOBAL - With summer comes construction season, and turnkey construction is an area of expertise for the team at Hog Slat. ...
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Hog Slat's GrowerSELECT Focuses on Quality, Value
GLOBAL - GrowerSELECT is a private label brand from Hog Slat and Georgia Poultry, initially created to supply repairs for the OEM brands that Hog Slat sells, and from there has been developed into a complete...
Monday, May 18, 2015
Hog Slat's Poly Lamp Improves Plastic Heat Lamp
GLOBAL - Hog Slat’s introduction of the Poly Lamp improves several features of plastic heat lamp shades used in swine farrowing houses. ...
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, April 27, 2015
Electronic Sow Feeding System for Healthy, Happy Sows
GERMANY - Börde Porc has installed the 'Call-Inn pro', a functional electronic sow feeding and management system from Big Dutchman....
Monday, April 13, 2015
Feed System Checklist for Hog Buildings
Most producers have a checklist for basic equipment repairs between groups to prevent costly and time-consuming problems later, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Monday, March 30, 2015
How To Select an Ag Replacement Motor
GLOBAL - Today’s livestock operations rely on electric motors to function. Unfortunately, like all things mechanical, motors wear out and have to be replaced, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Sow Group Housing Conversion Answers Animal Welfare Concerns
US - Murphy-Brown’s North Division completed one of the largest stall to group housing conversions in the industry, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Monday, March 09, 2015
Catalonia Pig Farmers Happy with Liquid Feeding System
SPAIN - The Cassanyé family from Lleida is entirely satisfied with the liquid feeding system that supplies all their pigs, which was installed by Big Dutchman....
Monday, March 02, 2015
Big Dutchman Presents Equipment for Modern Pig Production at VIV Asia
THAILAND - Big Dutchman will be present at this year’s VIV Asia with many new and further developed products for modern pig production as well as a surface area of 432 square metres - the largest booth...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Split-Sexing of Finishing Pigs: the Benefits
IRELAND - Are you split- sexing the finishing pigs on your farm? If not, maybe this performance data will make you reconsider, says Hermitage Genetics. ...
Monday, January 26, 2015
What Makes Hog Slat's Grow-Disk Chain Superior?
GLOBAL - Hog Slat's Grow-Disk system offers a superior feed chain, and its molded plastic disks physically move feed to a feeder or sow drop, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Big Dutchman Acquires Controlling Interest in Proline Group
ASIA & OCEANIA - The Big Dutchman group based in Vechta, Germany, has acquired a controlling interest of the Canada-based Proline Group to strengthen further its position in Asia....
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Producer Says SowMAX Reduces Feed Waste
GLOBAL - Interest in SowMAX was high at EuroTier 2014 in Hannover, Germany, and one producer has seen a reduction in feed waste, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck....
Monday, December 01, 2014
SowMAX Had Producers Talking at EuroTier
ANALYSIS - Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days at EuroTier 2014 in Hannover, Germany, and I asked the same question to the Hog Slat sales teams, "What items are selling in your market?”...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Hog Slat Showcases European Equipment at EuroTier
GLOBAL - Having been around Hog Slat for 20+ years, I believe one of our biggest strengths comes from the company’s ability to take its proven equipment designs and adapt to local production methods,...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Revolutionary Processing for Liquid Feed Rewards Big Dutchman with Gold Medal
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has been awarded a Gold Medal for its revolutionary PEF process for liquid feed, which involves high-voltage pulses making entire maize plant digestible for pigs....
UK-designed Farrowing Pen Attracts Worldwide Interest
UK - A pioneering pig birthing pen designed and created by a Staffordshire farmer is now being sold across the globe, it has been revealed. ...
Osborne Industries Inc. to Exhibit at EuroTier
US - Osborne Industries will be exhibiting at EuroTier in Germany, showcasing its FIRE pig performance testing system....
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Agitator Adjusts Position to Current Filling Level
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has been awarded a Silver Medal by the organisers of the upcoming EuroTier show for its liquid feeding innovation. ...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Osborne Signs Distribution Agreement with Plasson Do Brazil
US & BRAZIL - Osborne Industries, Incorporation, has announced it has reached an agreement with Brazil-based manufacturing company, Plasson do Brasil, to distribute Osborne’s pig management equipment...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
New Producer How-To Guide for Sow Group Housing
US – As the global industry moves to a sow open housing system, Hog Slat reveals new information about the types of group housing available in an effort to assist producers who are implementing this...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Big Dutchman Pig Equipment, Feeding Systems for Moldavian Sow Farm
MOLDOVA - Luis Juvinel is the owner of a large sow farm with 3,500 sows in Moldova, and produces piglets in a closed system....
 
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