Working on a pig farm

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Birth stable

  • Feeding the pigs – mostly automatically, some manual work
    Monitoring births – help during birth
    Make sure all mother pigs have the same amount of piglets to feed
    Basic treatment – grinding teeth, castration, cut tail
    Supervision and health care – injections, antibiotics
    Weaning – piglets (over 7 kg) in climate stable and the mother pigs in run path
    Cleaning of stables

Climate stable

  • Feeding the pigs – automatically
    Daily supervision – treatment of sick animals (eg. diarrhea, injections)
    Sort pigs by size
    Preparation for sale (at 30 kg) – help loading the pigs on to transport (early in the
    morning)
    Cleaning of stables

Run paths

  • Feeding the pigs – automatically
    Supervision and health care
    Insemination
    Move pregnant pigs to the pregnant stable

Pregnant stable

  • Feeding the pigs – automatically
    Supervision and health care
    Move to birth stable (after 100 days)

In other stables (slaughter pigs)

  • Feeding the pigs – manual & automatically
    Daily supervision and health care
    Basic treatment and castration
    Cleaning the stables
    Maintain equipment
    Help load pigs to slaughter house transport
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