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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....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Introduction to Vostermans Full Line of Multifan Fibreglass Cone Fans
NETHERLANDS - At World Pork Expo, Vostermans Ventilation Inc. will introduce the complete line of Multifan Fiberglass Cone Fans....
Once Innovations LED Swine Lighting Aiding in Biosecurity of Farms and Buildings
US - Once Innovations, the leader in performance lighting designed for the agricultural industry, is seeing broad adoption of its latest AgriShift™ MLS 14 Watt Swine Light....
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Maternal Line Purebred Sows in Hermitage Genetics Breeding Pyramid
A recent analysis of Hermitage Genetics PigBLUP Exchange database demonstrated the exceptional reproductive performance being achieved using Hermitage purebred maternal lines....
Friday, May 16, 2014
VAV Optimises Its Conveyor Chains Programme
NETHERLANDS - VAV is a Dutch distributor of spare parts for conveyor systems used in areas such as the feed mill industry, processing industry and dry bulk handling industry....
New Managing Director for TPI-Polytechniek
NETHERLANDS - After 18 years, Jeroen van der Heijden resigned as managing director of TPI-Polytechniek BV as of 1 January 2014....
Friday, April 25, 2014
Sow Management: Bongdong Trumpets Stellar Production
SOUTH KOREA - The past decade has seen changes in the South Korean pig industry landscape. From more than 12,000 pig farms in 2005, the number declined to 6,000 in 2012. Despite this, total pig inventory...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Osborne Industries Names Latin America Sales Representative
LATIN AMERICA - US-based Osborne Industries has announced that Claudio Faúndez has been named Livestock Equipment Sales Representative for Latin America....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
ACMC Discovers Benefits from Brightening up the Service House
UK - Increasing lighting intensity in a service house over the winter months has resulted in improvements in both farrowing rate and numbers born on an ACMC breeding unit in East Yorkshire....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Osborne Introduces New Feed Hopper Extension
US - Osborne Industries has announced the development and release of a new hopper extension for their FIRE (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) pig performance testing feeder....
 
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