Tag Archive: Batch farrowing, Clayton Johnson
Sep 30, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Johnson: Batch farrowing shows benefitsDisease challenges eat into time and profits, and are all too common on US pig farms. That is one reason some producers are switching to batch farrowing as a way to break the disease cycle.
Dec 16, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Deen: Batch farrowing requires ‘different mindset’It appears batch farrowing is making a comeback, according to John Deen, DVM, PhD, distinguished global professor at the University of Minnesota.
Apr 22, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Batch farrowing makes a comeback on small- to medium-sized sow farmsThe practice of farrowing sows in groups and not continuously is making a reappearance as small- to medium-sized sow farms seek ways to stay competitive.
Apr 04, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Batch farrowing offers smaller sow farms improved disease controlIndependent sow farms grouped together and using batch farrowing may be able to capture the same health advantages as a 5,000-sow farm with all-in, all-out production.