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Alternative Systems for Farrowing in Cold Weather

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This bulletin addresses alternative systems as a low-cost, efficient solution for farrowing in cold weather. Comparisons of five detailed winter farrowing alternatives is covered. Illustrations, photographs, and tables enhance explanations, offer examples, and provide quick reference to facts.

Keywords

  • Free stalls in retrofitted buildings
  • Pasture huts with radiant tube heating
  • A Swedish system in a retrofitted building
  • A Swedish system in a new buidling
  • Greenhouses with radiant tube heating
  • Survey of practices at four additional sites
  • A hoop within a hoop

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