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.
1. THE FLOOR
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).
Robust PVC panels with handles at the front and rear, height 50 cm.
# High quality and self-support frame easy to install
# Through optimal placement of 4 cylinders the sow
AFTER SALE SERVICE
# Local qualified technician rapidly available
# Local stocks of parts availabilities
The farm results for more than 2 years :
> Efficiency 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 sorting of piglets for castration or other health care by putting it in the up position and blocking the passage of the front and rear
balance farrowing pen : quick RO1 through an increase of 8 piglets per farrowing pen per year.