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Strategies for managing seasonal infertility in pigs

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The phenomenon of seasonal infertility among pigs is real, says Dr Pieter Grimbeek. However, it can be mitigated and...

Alternative byproducts to replace soya bean in pig nutrition

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes This article discusses alternative byproducts to replace soya bean in pigs’ diets and their effects on growth performance and...

Sow gives birth to record-breaking 41 piglets

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes A sow in the municipality of Faxinal dos Guedes, in Santa Catarina, Brazil, gave birth to 41 piglets in...

Biosecurity for pig production

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The size of investment in a modern piggery is substantial. Biosecurity of the national herd was placed in the...

Keep these pests from infiltrating your piggery

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The conditions in which pigs are produced vary, ranging from state-of-the-art facilities to the most basic of housing. In...

Housing requirements of pigs

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Building suitable housing for intensive pig farming represents the largest capital outlay in pig production. It is therefore crucial...

N2P: Embracing the traits of a market leader

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Number Two Piggeries, also known as N2P, has come a long way since its humble beginning as a pig...

Pig housing: Clever facilities that maximise production

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes A pig farming enterprise can be very profitable, but then the entire process needs to be approached and managed...