Farrowing Feeding System compared to their conventional feeding methods.

Monday, December 20, 2010

1. Labor Savings of 45% – 50% Feeding 4-6 times
per day (24-hour period) compared to 2-3 hand feedings

(7-10 hour period).

2. 25% Increase in total feed intake during lactation.

3. Average of 8% Increase in breed back.

4. 1 – 2 Pounds Increase in weaning weight at 15 – 17
days with some farms averaging 13.5 to 14.1 pounds.

1 – 2 Pound Increase in weaning = decreased death loss in nursery.
1 – 2 Pound Increase in weaning = reduce days to market by 10 days.

Average savings of $5.12 per pig.
Average savings of $115.22 per sow per year.

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