Renovation of weaning-piglet barn

Innovation is about experimenting and learning. In my last blog, I discussed the renovation of the weaning-piglet barn. This renovation was necessary in order to enable us to take the next step in the ‘long-tails project’ on our farm. The […]

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A step closer to longer tails

a step closer to long tails.

It’s an exciting project: stopping docking pigs’ tails. Three years ago, I wouldn’t have even dared try, but now I’ve seen how well the pigs are doing in our new meat-pig barn, I’m ready to take the next step. In […]

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Sty seeks farmer

Sty seeks farmer

So how much does the most sustainable sty in the world cost? The new sty is up and running. At the beginning of June we housed the first pigs, on 28 June we celebrated the official opening, and since then […]

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The new sty is in use!

the new sty is in use

The time has come. The new sty is up and running and the first 528 pigs (in six sections) have been placed. On Tuesday 10 June, two groups of 44 pigs became the first residents of our innovative sty. It […]

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The creation of a unique sewerage system

De geboorte van een uniek rioolsysteem

In my last blog I talked about our ambitious plans for a new sty. And about our ideas to reduce ammonia emissions at the source. They’re great ideas I’m quite proud of, but ideas alone are not enough. They have […]

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