Contract Production Part III : Securing Funds & Final Steps

Outlining considerations for contract productionThe finish line to raising hogs on contract is within reach. The initial decision-making process and commitment is complete, a pig supplier is on board, the site is selected and the permitting process... (more...)

Farmweld Hosts International Tour

TEUTOPOLIS, Illinois, June 5, 2017 – Farmweld hosted an International Tour of pork producers and veterinarians from five countries: China, Mexico, Myanmar, Vietnam and Ecuador on their way to World Pork Expo in Des Moines, IA.  Illinois Department... (more...)

Announcing New Episode of American Farmer Featuring Farmweld

Exploring the role technology plays in animal health and production. Jupiter, FL ─ DMG Productions is proud to announce a new episode of the highly acclaimed, award winning television program, American Farmer, airing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 8:30... (more...)

American Farmer Series to Feature Farmweld, Airing on RFD-TV

DMG Productions explores recent advances in swine equipment. Jupiter, FL ─ DMG Productions is proud to announce that it will feature Farmweld, Inc. in an upcoming episode of the highly acclaimed television series, American Farmer, airing second quarter... (more...)

Contract Production Part II : Selecting Site & Permitting

Outlining considerations for contract productionOnce you’ve thought through the idea of raising hogs on contract, the next steps involve selecting a site, starting the permitting process and preparing for construction.   “If you have contractor... (more...)

Contract Production Part I in a series: Do Your Homework Upfront

Farmweld equipped pig barn

Outlining considerations for contract productionFor anyone who has thought about raising hogs under contract, getting started can be a daunting task. The good news is that there are many options available today. Even better news is that you don’t... (more...)

Evaluating the Farrowing Room for Today, Tomorrow

An industry panel shares perspectives on farrowing room needsProductivity advancements can present subtle changes. Sure, a producer monitors his records and sets goals for continuous improvement, but space in existing barns remains constant. If a producer... (more...)

Farmweld Offers A-CrateTM for Today’s Farrowing Room

TEUTOPOLIS, Illinois, October 4, 2016 – Farmweld, Inc., is proud to present the A-Crate, an improved farrowing crate that better meets the needs of today’s sows and farrowing room workers. “We designed the A-Crate with the sow, piglets,... (more...)

Understand the Sow to Better Manage the Reproductive Cycle

Phase feeding has been embraced by the wean-to-finish sector where six, eight or even 10 diet changes are standard practice today. Perhaps that’s because it’s easy to see the physical changes in a growing pig and connect the logic to making nutrient... (more...)

Gestation Feeding Sets the Stage for Piglet Quality, Sow Condition

One thing is certain, within a sow herd there is constant change. Simply by the fact that a sow moves from one parity to the next brings forth a change. Small changes in litter size can have a big impact on the lactation demands placed on a sow. Appetite,... (more...)

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