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Balance farrowing pen

  • Concept of the “foor balance”

REDUCING PIGLET MORTALITY IN FARROWING

It’s a unique elevator system : the balance cage with moveable sow slat which help improving number of weaned piglets and increase work comfort by less daily monitoring. The key is the foor underneath the sow being flexible, when the sow rises to eat, she touches a sensor pneumatically pushing up her floor. This way, piglets will be temporarily separated from their mothers by a level difference of 25 cm, thus reducing the number of crushed piglets. 

 

  • Main technical characteristics

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE CAGE

1. THE FLOORCAGE BALANCE
Balance frame system under the sow with an overturning 2 stainless steel trough, cast iron floor under the sow and the hatch for manure removal, fixed hatch in front and elevating hatch behind. Coated metal flooring on a self supporting frame or Plastic floor on fiberglass supports equiped with electric or hot water mat for piglets (0,5 x 1,20m).

2. SOW CRATE
Galvanizer tubular equipment for sows with a door, adjustable in width and depth (reversible).

3. SEPARATION
Robust PVC panels with handles at the front and rear, height 50 cm. 

symbole "plus" (+) ACCESSORIES : Nests for piglets

 

  • Competitive advantages

ROBUSTNESS

# High quality and self-support frame easy to install

# Through optimal placement of 4 cylinders the sow 
can go up and down flexibility, homogeneous and
without any friction, long-life

AFTER SALE SERVICE

Local qualified technician rapidly available

# Local stocks of parts availabilities 

 

 

  • Technical benefit 

Te farm results for more than 2 years : 

> Efciency increasing by 1 piglet per litter on average 

> Losses decreasing on total born piglets by 5.8 %

 

# Comfort of work and labor saving 

# System manually switchable 

# Facility of exit for piglets at weaning by lifing the cage with a sow 

# Easy use for sortng of piglets for castraton or other health care by putng it in the up positon and blocking the passage of the front and rear

 

  • Investment benefit

 

EFFICIENCY 

balance farrowing pen : quick RO1 through an increase of 8 piglets per farrowing pen per year. 

scheme investment benefit-cage balance

CAGE BALANCE 6 POSITION (SAFE ET LACTATING)