Category: News

Osborne to unveil new small animal performance testing system at World Pork Expo

SaFIRE Feeder

May 25, 2021 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Understanding the correlation between individual animal performance at a young age and performance in the finishing cycle has been lacking within the industry for decades. Historically, methods of testing young, nursery-sized animals has involved individually isolating animals and manual, labor-intensive monitoring of performance characteristics affected by genetics,…

Osborne introduces new feed bin agitator Flow Pro

Flow Pro Bin Agitator

May 19, 2021 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of livestock management equipment, is pleased to introduce its new product designed to solve the ever-present problems of feed bridging in bulk bins at livestock facilities and farms. Flow Pro®, an automatic feed agitation system, uses a gently-rotating agitator…

Davidson Joins Osborne Sales Staff

chevy davidson | swine management equipment at osborne livestock

July 24, 2020 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce that Chevy Davidson has been named North America Sales Representative for livestock equipment. Along with Osborne’s customer-centric focus, Davidson will assist in the distribution of Osborne’s swine management equipment in the Midwest United States. “Having worked in the industry all…

Notice of Product Discontinuation & Replacement: B310 Circuit Board

Date of Issue: July 15, 2020 – Product support and repair of Model B310 circuit boards (Osborne part number KI-00B310) utilized in the Integrated Function Controllers (IFCs) of Osborne automated feeding and weighing equipment (TEAM, FIRE, and/or Survey Scales) will be discontinued as of August 15, 2020. The Model B310 circuit board was discontinued over…

Osborne Introduces New Digital Weight Display for ACCU-ARM Livestock Scales

June 15, 2020 – Osborne, Kansas – Osborne Industries, Inc., manufacturer of ACCU-ARM® portable livestock scales, is pleased to announce the release of a new, cost-saving digital weight display for its 500-lb. capacity weigh scales for small animals like pig, sheep, and goats.

Special COVID-19 Message from Osborne

Dear Customers, Suppliers, and Employee-Owners, The novel Coronavirus, better known as COVID-19, has become a household word. Although we do not fully understand its future within our company nor the economy, we do understand and support those that are battling the virus on the front lines. Osborne is working to keep its business safe and…

New Feed Flow Control for Big Wheel Feeders Improves User Experience

May 21, 2020 – Osborne, Kansas – Osborne Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce the release of a new feed flow adjustment system for the company’s line of Big Wheel Feeders for pigs. All standard dry and wet/dry nursery, wean-to-finish, and 60-head finishing feeders feature the new Feed Flow Control, making adjusting and setting feed…

4 Common Livestock Stressors (and Solutions!)

Stress occurs when animals are in situations that release their emergency signals for survival, which can be either physiological, behavioral, or physical elements – these situations are called stressors. Although stressed animals may be able to tolerate these for a short period, long-term or multiple stressors can be detrimental. Studies have shown that the effects…

Smith Joins Osborne Sales Staff

October 23, 2019 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce that Ron Smith has been added to its North America Sales staff for livestock equipment. Smith will work closely with Osborne customers and equipment dealers promoting Osborne’s swine management equipment in the eastern United States and Canada. “Over the years,…

African Swine Fever and Its Impact on 2019 Pork Production

If you’re up-to-date on the latest livestock and pig production news, it’s likely you’ve heard about the tragic impact of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Asia. ASF is so severe the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) canceled the 2019 World Pork Expo, held annual in Des Moines, Iowa, for the first time since 2001. The…