Eating behaviors in lactating sows

Patrones de ingesta de cerdas lactantes por Gestal

The feeding behaviour of sows is an important variable to be measured in pig farms. For lactating sows, which are individually housed, electronic power supply systems are available. These systems allow the producer to decide and adjust the amount of feed supplied to each sow. New options allowing the sow to choose how much and […]

The role of your farm on the sows’ reproductive potential

The role of your farm on the sows' reproductive potential

One of the questions that make farmers doubtful is: it is worth to purchase hyperprolific sows for their farms? In many cases, financial reasons are the ones that tip the balance in one way or the other. The answer may lay on your own farm. The team, consisting of Satomi Tani, Carlos Piñeiro and Yuzo […]

Visit of Korean businessmen coordinated by Kubus

Visita de empresarios coreanos coordinada por Kubus

On a very busy day, we also received the visit of the veterinarian and consultant Nazaré Lisboa. In a visit coordinated by KUBUS S.A.., we received on April 24 a delegation of Korean businessmen linked to the pig sector. Interested in the application of artificial intelligence in the sector, they visited the facilities of the […]

All about FIGAN 2019

Stand PigCHAMP en Figan 2019

Figan 2019 Once again, we attended the International Animal Production Show (FIGAN), the benchmark fair in the sector in Southern Europe. An edition that has broken its own records: attendance, with a total of 72,138 visitors, as well as the number of exhibitors and surface area occupied. This edition of FIGAN, a fair that takes […]

Swine Research Farm awarded with FIGAN Excellence Award 2019

The International Fair for Animal Production (FIGAN) has awarded the Swine Research Farm (CEP) with the “Excellence Award 2019” for its “good work contributing innovative technical aspects that generate improvements in livestock activity”. CEP is a piglet and fattening production farm with capacity for 500 breeders located in Aguilafuente (Segovia). Its business model combines high […]

How to improve your nursery piglets management decreasing the need for antimicrobials

Decreasing the use of antimicrobials (AM) is one of the key challenges in the swine industry and it is not only question of having less diseases or finding a right replacement to them. This practice usually covers poor health or management practices and not only generates resistances but also transmits bad image to the consumer […]

Benchmarking of the fourth quarter of 2018 with record numbers

Demo benchmarking second quarter

Benchmarking is a powerful service with which we compare key indicators of production of a farm against the average of our database. This allows our clients to know their position in a ranking of farms with similar conditions and know their strengths and in which they should improve. We already have the data for the closing […]

Biosecurity in the farms, in DATAGRI 2018


DATAGRI is consolidated as the reference forum in Spain for the promotion of digital transformation in the agri-food sector. During two days, on November 26 and 27, 1,600 professionals exchanged knowledge and experiences in DATAGRI. At the opening ceremony, Luis Planas, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food pointed out that innovation and digitalization are already […]

Our visit to EuroTier 2018


A representation of PigCHAMP formed by Carlos Piñeiro and Diocle Gayubo have been in Hannover between November 13 and 16 to attend the usual EuroTier 2018 fair. They have visited there our partners Jyga – Gestal, Ro-Main y HoCoTec – NutriSuin, and have participated in several meetings with clients. EuroTier, the most important animal fair in […]

Our success story about the digitization of the sector in DatAgri 2018


DatAgri 2018, the forum for the promotion of digital transformation in the agri-food sector, will gather more than 1,500 professionals in Cordoba on November 26 and 27 to analyze the present and future of agriculture 4.0. María Aparicio, Head of the Department of management and data analysis of PigCHAMP, will present a case of success […]