Uniform pigs: A goal worth setting

The path to achieving full-value market hogs starts early. A group of uniform pigs is easier to manage, more efficiently utilizes inputs and broadens the opportunity to achieve full value at market. However, it’s no small achievement.   From... (more...)

How to Manage Feed Efficiency for the Bottom Line

Focus on things you can control. The hog market is cyclical in nature, and during price downturns there’s a renewed urgency to fine-tune management. Anytime red ink begins to flow onto hog-farm ledgers it’s wise to sharpen management and attend to... (more...)

AgriNews Sought Out Farmweld

Machinery Of The Month: Farmweld Going hog wild over products for swine industry Martha Blum AgriNews Publications  ⋅  May 23, 2018 TEUTOPOLIS, Ill. — Farmweld specializes in products for the swine industry. “We offer a wide range of products... (more...)

Caleb Corzine on RFD Illinois

  Caleb Corzine discusses his pig barn with Rita Frazer.  He mentions Farmweld gating and feeders as well as Longhorn Cattle & Swine Confinement and Maximus. Four turns in, Caleb says, “It still pretty well looks like a new barn inside”. https://www.farmweld.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Caleb-Corzine-radio-interview.mp3    Read More →

RFD-TV Highlights Innovation at Farmweld

June 13th, 2017, American Farmer highlighted Farmweld’s dedication to customer feedback, which in turn sparks innovations that make raising hogs easier for producers.  Farmweld, based in Teutopolis, Illinois, known for its durable, precision-crafted... (more...)

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

Farmweld equipped pig barn

Outlining considerations for contract production For 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...)

Will Your Feeders Fit Tomorrow’s Pigs?

  Once in place, most producers don’t give much thought to their feeders. As long as feed is flowing through and pigs are growing, the feeders are working. Periodic flow adjustments are made as pigs grow to heavier weights, but feeders aren’t... (more...)

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