Impact of Auto-sort Systems on Pig Welfare

A series of studies were designed to determine any impact of various autosort layouts on pig productivity and welfare. To accomplish this, Exp 1, we compared food-court, fast-lane, and water-pen layout to large conventional pens; Exp 2, based on data…

Effects of Space Allowance on Group-Housed Dry Sows

These data provide further support that sow performance and productivity between those kept in crates and groups is similar. Overall, differences found between sows kept in crates and those in groups during gestation do not appear to compromise their well-being…