SLP: The Next Step in Sow Productivity Measures

SLP: The Next Step in Sow Productivity Measures

sow lifetime productivity

Sow lifetime productivity more fully represents total farm impact. Pigs per sow per year (PSY) has become the gold standard of sow productivity measures. But what does it really tell you? If a female pig weans 12 pigs in her first... (more...)

Evaluating the Farrowing Room for Today, Tomorrow

evaluating the farrowing room

An industry panel shares perspectives on farrowing room needs Productivity 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

A-Crate - improved farrowing crate

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...)

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