1993 - Volume #17, Issue #5, Page #06[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
High Rise Baby Pig Movers
The "high rise" pig mover is 46 in. wide, 65 in. tall, and 22 1/4 in. deep and consists of eight steel cages stacked four decks high. A center partition divides each of the four decks into eight 22 1/2 by 22 3/4-in. boxes. Each box holds four baby pigs, and there's a door on the end of each cage.
"We use it to move 3-week-old baby pigs from our 1,200-sow farrowing building to our nursery five miles away," says Trettin. "Once loaded, the pig mover is rolled into a covered van. The relatively small compartments make it easy to catch the pigs for unloading."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup,
Harold Trettin, Rockford, Iowa 50468 (ph 515 756-3800).
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