Tag: FIRE System

Osborne to unveil Mark IV FIRE at World Pork Expo

Osborn FIRE Performance Testing

May 19, 2016 – Osborne, Kansas – Osborne Industries, Inc., a leader in the development of RFID (radio frequency identification)-driven swine feeding and management systems will introduce its latest model of the FIRE® (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) pig performance testing feeder at the World Pork Expo, in Des Moines, Iowa, June 8-10, 2016. Osborne can… Read more »

Osborne FIRE Feeders Advance Boar Tests at DNA Genetics

Osborne FIRE Feeders Advance Boar Tests at DNA Genetics

August 4, 2014 – Osborne, Kansas – DNA™ Genetics recently completed the installation of 80 FIRE® (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) Pig Performance Testing Feeders to advance their swine genetic tests at a new, state-of-the-art facility in eastern Nebraska. The $4 million facility, appropriately called the InSight™ Performance Center, now has the capability to gather important… Read more »

Product Release: FIRE Hopper Extension

FIRE Hopper Extension

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE: FIRE® Hopper Extension Osborne Industries is pleased to announce the development and release of a new hopper extension for their FIRE® (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) pig performance testing feeder. The extension fastens to the top of the feed hopper, increasing the feed capacity by approximately 75 lbs (34 kg). The FIRE hopper… Read more »

PIC Australia Installs FIRE Performance Testing System

PIC Australia has recently completed the installation of Osborne Industries’ Feed Intake Recording Equipment (FIRE) Feeders at PIC Australia’s Genetic Nucleus herd in Grong Grong, New South Wales, Australia. The FIRE Feeders were installed at Grong Grong to test the performance of Genetic Nucleus level boars. “We are delighted to be able to use the… Read more »

Chinese Pig Producer Expands Use of Performance Testing

Guangdong Huanong Wens announced the installation of 168 Osborne FIRE® Feeders to advance its genetics and pig breeding selection program. This Feed Intake Recording Equipment (FIRE) System will be used to test the performance of Guangdong Huanong Wens breeding pigs. Guangdong Huanong Wens was organized in 1997 as the pig production division of the Guangdong… Read more »

New NeX Eco Farm Features Electronic Sow Feeding

NeX Eco Agriculture Technologies, Inc. started populating a new 1,300-sow production unit, Feng Tang farm, in February 2009. The NeX Eco production unit is located near the city of Chenzhou in the southern part of Hunan province, the second largest hog producing province in China. This production unit is fully automated, environmentally friendly, and features… Read more »