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Flemming Bang
Flemming Bang
Flemming Bang, Owner, Farm Lindemaerke
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"I could see a difference right away. The piglets are heavier when they are weaned.”

About the farm

  • 350 Danish Landrace sows
  • 4.000 gilts delivered yearly
  • Also 370 acres of arable land

Nedap solutions

Results

2-7%
Reduction in pig mortality with automated farrowing feeders
Improved feed intake
Hitting piglet target weight at 21 days instead of 28 days
Improved biosecurity
Reduced risk of spreading diarrhoea
Ingolf Bohn
Ingolf Bohn
Operations manager at dairy farm
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"It has made our work a lot easier."

About the farm

  • Cooperative dairy and crop farm Am Schmooksberg e.G.
  • 300 cows in two barns
  • 1,800 hectares, of which 250 are used as pasture
  • 22 full-time employees, of which 6 are responsible for the dairy cattle
  • 9,600 kg per cow, with 4.1% fat and 3.5% protein
  • Animals are fed silage, corn, grass and concentrates
  • Lactating animals kept in 4 production groups

Results

191 days
Average days of cows in lactation
30.4 litres
Average daily production
25 months
Average calving age
Klaas Ane Jellema
Klaas Ane Jellema
Dairy Farmer
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"The work is now done much more quickly. We have been waiting for this for years."

About the farm

  • 400 dairy cows, over 330 are being milked by 5 robots
  • 250 youngstock
  • 120 dry cows and pregnant yearlings
  • 200 hectares of land
  • 3 full time employees

Results

- 100 hours per year
Time saved looking for cows to inseminate
Saving 2500 euros per year
Time saved looking for cows to inseminate
- 0.5 hours per day
Time saved looking for cows that haven't gone through robot
Thomas Livestock Company
Thomas Livestock Company
Tim Friedel, sow production manager
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“This is the first group sow management system I have been around I think is less stressful for the sow than being in a stall.”

About the farm

  • 22,000 sows at 4 sites
  • Finish their own pigs
  • Keep sows in dynamic groups of 250 or more

Results

Calm sows
Forward-exit feeders minimize conflict
34-35
PSY. As productive as their individual gestation stalls
Efficiency
System is easy to use and saves time in pens
High Power Pork, LLC
High Power Pork, LLC
Lance Dunbar, production manager
High Power Pork, the first U.S. adapter of Nedap electronic sow feeding, maintains consistent, long-term performance

About the farm

  • 6,000 sow breed-to-wean facility
  • First U.S. adapter of Nedap ESF

Nedap solutions

Results

14.5
Average live-born pigs per litter
Body condition
ESF allows for better feed precision than other feeding methods
Competitive performance
Software helps manage herd trends and individual performance
Wilfred de Bruijn
Wilfred de Bruijn
Dairy farmer
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“Heat detection, health monitoring and cow positioning is now a way of life.”

About the farm

  • Wilfred runs the farm together with his father Anton
  • 114 cows, 100 young stock
  • Robotic milking

Results

- 5 days
Reduced calving interval from 410 to 405 days
Improved success rate
System precisely indicates optimum insemination time
From 1.95 to 1.88
Dropped to 1.88 inseminations per pregnancy