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Feeding Pigs for Maximum Weight Gain

What to feed pigs is an important first step to ensure maximum weight gain for the herd. Feeding and nutritional strategies for pigs, no matter the age, is one of the keys for success. Certainly, there are many considerations that can influence production, and your farm’s profits when managing your herd. The success of any…

What Minimum Ventilation Rate Is & How to Find It

Maintaining a minimum ventilation rate for barns and other livestock housing is an important factor in improving productivity and thus, profitability, of farming operations. Animals within a confined building must have ventilation, either through natural or mechanical means, or by a combination of the two methods. Livestock productivity is linked to and influenced by the…

RFID Livestock Tags: The New Standard in Livestock Management

What are RFID Livestock Tags? Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are electronic devices, stamped with a unique number, that identify livestock animals. Depending on the model of RFID Livestock tag, the ID number can be read by an electronic reading device. They are tamper-proof and the electronic chip is sealed within a rigid, durable plastic…

Barnhill and Godsey Join Osborne Technical Service Staff

Osborne, KS — Osborne Industries is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to their Technical Service staff: Darryl Barnhill and Grady Godsey. The Osborne Technical Service team is responsible for the installation, commissioning and field service of Osborne’s automated livestock management equipment and for training in its use to maximize swine producers’…