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Author: Shannon White

Electronic Sow Feeder: A Preliminary Report

Housing of gestating sows is one of the more controversial aspects of pig production as they are one of the most restrictive practices in livestock production. Group housing systems may solve this problem for gestating sows with the electronic sow feeder system being investigated. From...

Simulating Ammonia Emissions from Slurry Pits

The main sources of ammonia in a pig-housing unit are the slurry pit and urine puddles. Less nitrogen is excreted when protein in the diet is decreased, while increasing fermented carbohydrates like sugar-beet pulp increases nitrogen excretion in the feces and less in the urine....