PE Services penning solutions take all aspects of pig farming into consideration eg. flooring, penning design and material, water supply and above all animal welfare. Read more about our high quality penning solutions for weaners, finishers, mating, gestation and nursery below.
The design of a pen has great influence on the performance and well-being of the pigs. A good pen design facilitates high level of productivity by providing the pigs with good access to feed and water and features that support their natural and social behavior. Pen design also makes a difference to the staff and the right design makes the work flow easier and more efficient.
The material used in the pens has great impact on longevity and durability of the equipment. It also plays a big role in relation to pig health as materials that are easy to clean will improve hygiene in the barn and reduce the risk of transmitting diseases between batches.
The mating unit with single crates is made of heavy-duty, hot galvanized steel piping with easy access for insemination. Throughs are available in stainless steel or polymeric concrete.
Access to drinking water is provided either by one water nipple for every second sow, or by PE Services Aqua Flow drinking cup.
The layout of the gestation unit is according to the requested solution. With focus on animal welfare, PE Services ESF feeding necessitates very simple penning equipment with loose a housing system. ESF lives up to the experts’ recommendations concerning individual feeding and ensures that each sow is in best possible condition, which provides for the best production results.
A well-designed farrowing house provides for welfare for your animals and good working conditions for your staff. A low piglet mortality rate from birth to weaning is an important key indicator, and a correctly designed farrowing crate is an important tool to obtain this. The small details make the difference, and PE Services has considered them all: Stainless trough for the sow ensures hygienic feeding and easy cleaning, and a separate trough and drinking bowl for the piglets in combination with a heated climatic corner provide for the best conditions for your piglets during weaning. The floor in the farrowing house is typically a partially slatted floor, a combination of concrete and cast-iron slats, or a fully slatted floor in combination with plastic slats with cast-iron slats under the sow. It is possible to integrate a heating plate in the corner for the piglets.
Weaner and finisher units are constructed with heavy-duty hot galvanized profiles and extruded PVC panels. The gates are easily operated to minimize your work when moving the pigs.
The combination of steel pipes and PVC panels provides for the best air current in the pen and thus the best possible climate all year round.
PE Services can of course supply penning equipment specially developed for pens with tunnel ventilation.