VD100 feeder is specially designed for floor feeding of gestating sows, but can be used for all age groups.
It is a simple and effective feeding method.
We recommend group size of min. 12-15 sows per pen, but the feeder can also be used for larger flocks of up to 50 sows per pen.It is recommended, that pigs are divided into 3 teams incl. gilts, and by applying immediately after mating in minimum 4 teams. Sorting is made according to condition and age.
|Width / length ratio||2/3 - 2/4|
|Feeding space||1,3 m2/so|
The feeder is mounted with 2 feed strings with feed dispensers or 1 string with floor feeder for maximum spread of the feed.
The floor feeder must be able to accommodate the entire feed amount when all the sows are at the highest feeding intensity (4 FU per sow per day is equal to 7 liters per sow).
Max. 20 pcs. of feed dispensers VD100 per piano wire 3 mm. Angle of feed spread is approx. 1½ meters, depending on VD100 mounting height.
- VD100 Floor feeder (PDF; 307 KB)