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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....
Thursday, February 06, 2014
New Pig Enterprise in Kursk Region
RUSSIA - A major pig farm has been opened in Kursk in western Russia, using the latest equipment from Big Dutchman for its breeding enterprise....
Monday, December 09, 2013
Efficiently Filtering PRRS Viruses from Incoming Air
GLOBAL - Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) confronts pig producers throughout the world with big problems, says Big Dutchman: the pandemic disease severely affects the health of their...
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
JD2600 2-Way Attic Inlets Fully Insulated for Cold Weather Climates
US - The JD2600 Fully Insulated 2-Way Attic Inlet from Double L Group is great for minimum to maximum ventilation when precise control of air movement is needed....
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Feeding Places for 1.5 Million Pigs
GERMANY - Clean and robust, practical and precise: these are convincing characteristics of modern pig feeders for finishing houses. More pig producers have decided on Big Dutchman (BD) automatic dry feeders....
Friday, October 11, 2013
GC1140 Fully Insulated 360-Degree Gravity Inlet
US - The GC1140 fully insulated inlet from Double L Group Ltd, is a 360-degree airflow gravity ceiling inlet. ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Osborne Industries Awarded Patent for Safety Gate
US - Osborne Industries has been awarded a patent for the unique Safety By-Pass Gate for its automated pig weighing and sorting system....
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Rooting Pigs are Happy Pigs
GERMANY - Pigs that can root lively generally feel happy as pigs in muck, according to Big Dutchman. ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
40 Years of Osborne’s Stanfield Heat Pads for Pigs
US - Celebrating 40 years since their development, Osborne’s Stanfield Heat Pads remain the safest, most reliable and economical heat pads for piglets in livestock production facilities....
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Pigs Perform Better in Clean Air
US - Pigs perform better in clean air. Would you like clean air in your barn? Now you can have clean air in your barn using EPI air technology....
Once Innovations Animal Specific LED Lighting Systems for Swine Facilities
US - Once Innovations, the leader in lighting designed for the agricultural industry, has introduced its latest AgriShift MLS 14 Watt Swine Light. ...
Achieving High Productivity Under Group-housing Systems
UK - In many countries throughout the world pig producers are coming under increasing pressure to house their pigs under welfare-friendly systems. Much of this has focussed on the sow. ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Santrev Resources for Reliable System for Piggeries
AUSTRALIA - After 40 years’ experience in all aspects of poultry housing and chicken farm development, Santrev is now using their vast network of resources to offer the same high quality and reliable...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Managing Pig Health: Second Edition Nears Release
UK - Managing Pig Health, a reference for the farm, offers a fresh and comprehensive guide to practical veterinary information for pig farmers, veterinarians and technologists around the world....
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Osborne Industries to Celebrate 40th Anniversary
US - Osborne Industries, Inc., Osborne, Kansas, will celebrate its 40th anniversary at company headquarters on 15 May 2013. ...
Monday, April 15, 2013
Managing Pig Health Updated
UK - Managing Pig Health, a reference for the farm – the new, updated edition of the original “green pig book” Managing Pig Health and the Treatment of Disease – offers a fresh and comprehensive...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
New House Inaugurated with Piglet Rearing Equipment
GERMANY - The agricultural cooperative, Uchtdorf, based in Uchtdorf (Tangerhütte) in Saxony-Anhalt has invested in a new house for piglet rearing....
Monday, March 25, 2013
Partnership to Assist Producers with Group Housing Options
CANADA - The potential challenge to the ban of sow gestation stalls in Canada and the US is arguably one of the most talked about topics among producers. Those involved in the industry worry that the issue...
Friday, February 15, 2013
Modern Sow Management with Big Dutchman Innovations
THAILAND - At VIV Asia 2013, the new electronic sow feeding (ESF) station Call-Inn Big Dutchman was added to its ESF product range which will be on display for the first time in Asia. Call-Inn is ideally...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Big Dutchman Free-Access Stall with Swinging Door
GERMANY - Pig producers should be excited: During VIV Asia 2013, market leader Big Dutchman will present its free-access stall Easy Lock for group housing of sows....
Friday, January 11, 2013
New Exclusive Distributor of Big Dutchman Equipment
ITALY - Big Dutchman welcomes a new partner to its international team of sales representatives: Gong SpA, based in the Northern Italian city of Ghedi, will in future be responsible for consultation, distribution...
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Efficient Pig Climate Control Systems for Philippine Sow Farm
PHILIPPINES - The Northern Philippines experience very hot temperatures and pounding typhoons each year – not ideal conditions for raising pigs. ...
Monday, December 03, 2012
EuroTier 2012: 1 Company, 6 Stands, 104 Innovations
GERMANY - Come and meet the Big Dutchman Group and experience the top global event for livestock farming in Hanover at the world‘s biggest exhibition grounds. On six different stands our experts will...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Reliable and Stress-Free Oestrus Detection
GERMANY - At EuroTier 2012 Big Dutchman presents a new oestrus detection system which was developed especially for sows in group housing with electronic sow feeding stations as well as for sows in free-movement...
Monday, November 12, 2012
Productivity Need Not Suffer with Group Sow Housing
GERMANY - The move to group-sow housing — following Europe’s partial ban on sow stalls in January — doesn’t have to mean a drop in herd productivity. This is the message being given to pig farmers...
Friday, November 09, 2012
LevelCheck Determines Capacitive Level in the Trough Accurately
GERMANY - With LevelCheck, Big Dutchman has introduced an innovative sensor to determine precisely trough capacitive levels at any time....
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Sales Boost Expected after Stalls Ban
UK - Yorkshire-based international pig genetics company, ACMC, is expecting sales of its AC1 gilt and grandparent stock to increase substantially next year after the new welfare codes come into force in...
Friday, August 24, 2012
Reminder of New Legal Pig Housing Requirements
UK - Garth Partnership provides a useful summary of the new pig housing legal requirements which must be met by 1 January 2013 for both existing and new builds....
 
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