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Electronic Sow Feeding System with 25 Per Cent Price Advantage

19 September 2012
Big Dutchman

GERMANY - Big Dutchman electronic sow feeding systems (ESF) have an excellent reputation among sow producers. Now the German housing equipment supplier from Vechta-Calveslage has added a new ESF station to its product range: Call-Inn is ideally suited for small sow production units or large units with fixed groups – with a price advantage of 25 per cent compared to similar systems.


Professional pig producers as Frank Böckmann from the northern German town of Essen (Oldenburg) are thrilled: “This new electronic sow feeding station really has an impressive price-performance ratio”, says the farm manager who has kept his gilts in a fixed group feeding them with the Call-Inn since the beginning of 2012. Mr Böckmann is also taken with the automatic feed metering unit. The new, electro-pneumatically driven metering mechanism comes with a reduced number of electric components and therefore requires less power consumption than comparable devices.

Electronic sow feeding system CallMatic Pro

The Böckmann Farm produces in a closed system and has long since been prepared for the new EU directive concerning the keeping of pregnant sows in groups: already in 2011 the waiting area was equipped with the Big Dutchman electronic sow feeding system CallMatic Pro. “I have not regretted this decision one second”, confirms Mr Böckmann.

Both ESF systems, CallMatic Pro and Call-Inn, can be integrated 100 per cent in the modern BigFarmNet control system. The new Big Dutchman ESF station does not have an extra selection unit and can therefore easily be managed and is also designed for easy self-assembly. The system can ideally be used in older pig houses. The low-tech feeding station allows for economic individual feeding of sows kept in groups.

The Call-Inn electronic sow feeding station is now available. Interested sow producers who would like to experience the Call-Inn first hand are welcome to take a closer look at the feeding station in practical use. Your are also invited to visit us at the Big Dutchman stand at EuroTier 2012 from 13-16 November 2012 in Hannover: Hall 11, Stand D21.


Frank Böckmann is completely satsified with the Big Dutchman electronic sow feeding system

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