Outdoor area details

As the floo­ring in the outdoor area is normally solid and the dung is mecha­ni­cally removed there 1-2 times a week, it is espe­cially important, that due to the swin­ging away of the exit grid sow and piglets are in safety and the outdoor area is passable. 

  • The exit doors are in the high and low version
  • It can be easily opened by the sow
  • Built-in flap for piglets

Outdoor area: requi­re­ments

  • Work simplification, easy control and operation possibility
  • Continuous axles for dung removal, simple door mechanism, push-off edges
  • Proper drainage despite sufficient bedding
  • Clearly visible separation between lying down and activity areas (=outdoor area)
  • Expected dropping of dung and urine in the outdoor area
  • Possible social contact with neighbours in the pen
  • Easy feeding of roughage and manure removal
  • Protection against wild animals and weather influences
  • A few tips on how to organise the animal-friendly, labour efficient, outdoor area appropriate for organic pigs

 

 

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