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Hydrogen Sulfide Safety - Swine Barn Ventilation
This publication discusses the importance of hydrogen sulfide safety when dealing with swine barn ventilation. It provides information on ventilation strategy for both curtain-sided and tunnel-ventil
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Swine Industry Module
The learning objectives are as follows: Recognize how the swine industry is divided. Differentiate between management strategies at each stage of swine production. Explain different types of housing u
Farm Energy: Case Studies - Benchmarking Energy Usage for Swine Producers
Understanding energy consumption in swine facilities can help managers know how much energy is being used and how much should be used. Tools for calculating optimal energy use are included in the publ
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An Introduction to Animal Husbandry and Nutrition
This educational document is a collaborative project between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH), Iowa State University to provide a
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Conserving energy by using localized heating in swine housing - Farm Energy
Using heat lamps, heat mats, and brooders for localized heating can improve energy efficiency in swine housing. Learn about small adjustments and management considerations for implementing localized h
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Managing swine ventilation controller settings to save energy - Farm Energy
Ventilation is by far the largest source of heating energy loss in swine facilities. To maintain air quality, it is essential to provide proper minimum ventilation without losing excessive energy from
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Sizing Minimum Ventilation to Save Heating Energy in Swine Housing - Farm Energy
Wasted heating energy due to over-ventilation is a costly problem for hog producers. Proper sizing of ventilation and use of variable speed fans can improve energy efficiency.
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Energy Efficient Fans for Swine Production - Farm Energy
Ventilation fans are the driving force behind the exchange of air that is necessary to create a healthy environment for animals and farm employees.
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Ventilate Your Swine Nursery Building
This publication has practical, accurate, basic information on ventilating swine nursery buildings. Find out how much air is needed, heating needs, winter ventilation control, pit ventilation, pre-hea
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Composting Swine Mortalities in Iowa
Swine producers have found that composting is a flexible and reasonably priced disposal method that can be used year round. Find out about facilities and equipment, procedures, and regulations.
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Nipple Waterers for Swine
Nipple waterers are popular because they do not foul as easily as cup or bowl waterers. The flow rate needs to be monitored to determine if it is within the flow need for satisfactory water intake.
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Flat Bottom Gravity Drain Gutters for Swine Manure
One way to avoid long-term storage of manure in swine buildings is to use gravity drain gutters to remove manure to outside storage. This publication deals specifically with flat bottom gutters.
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Swine System Options for Iowa - Sustainable Agriculture
Learn about Swedish deep-bedded group nursing systems for feeder pig production.
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Feeding Small Grains to Swine
Barley, oats, rye, triticale, and wheat can be useful in swine feeding programs. This publication provides guidelines common to inclusion of these grains in swine diets, information specific to the
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Flexible Rent of Swine Buildings
One method of renting swine facilities is to develop a flexible rent schedule that is favorable to both parties. Read about the advantages of this method. Includes a worksheet and example.
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Mechanical Ventilation Design Worksheet for Swine Housing
Proper ventilation design helps ensure healthy and productive animals, healthy employees, and an efficient facility. This worksheet is intended to guide you through a simplified procedure for selecti
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Supplemental Ventilation Systems for Modified, Open-front Swine Buildings
Poor ventilation in modified open-front buildings often causes pigs to give less than optimal performance. Read about and view figures of how to modify open-front buildings.
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Thermal Environmental Guidelines for Swine Housing - Livestock Industry Facilities and Environment
Optimal temperature ranges for pigs through the life cycle.
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Swine Farrowing Handbook
Planning, design factors, animal environment, manure management, utilities, construction, and remodeling are major topics of this work. Concepts from nine MWPS farrowing building plans plus space use
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Swine Growing Finishing Building
 28’ x 80’ monoslope, modified open-front building to house about 240 pigs. Three plans are included. Plan A shows a 10’ wide by 8’ deep manure pit under slats. Plan B shows a 10’ wide flus
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Raised Deck Swine Nurseries
Two 24’ x 22’ and 24’ x 46’ stud-frame swine nursery buildings with year-round mechnical ventilation. Two plans are included. Plan A is an early-wean nursery for 160 pigs from 10-30 lb (3-8 weeks).
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Two Rows of Stalls, 48 Sows -- Swine Gestation Building
Two rows of stalls, 48 sows. This plan is a 24’ x 54’ (or 56’) stud-frame building housing 48 gestations sows in individuals stalls. Mechanical ventilation is provided in cold weather ventilation d
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24'x60' Swine Breeding Building
This plan is for a 24’ x 60’ stud-frame building with 10 stimulus stalls, 8 boar pens, a sow-gilt pen, and a sow holding pen. Year-round mechanical ventilation, totally slotted floors, and liquid m
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Group Pens, 48 Sows -- Swine Gestation Building
Group pens, 48 sows. This plan is for a 24’ x 54’ pole-frame building housing 48 gestation sows in group pens.
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Four Rows of Stalls, 192 Sows -- Swine Gestation Building
Four rows of stalls, 192 sows. This plan is for a 42’ x 108’ (or 110’) stud-frame building housing 192 gestation sows in individual stalls. Mechanical ventilation is provided in cold weather, venti
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33'x92' Swine Gestation Building
This plan is for a 33' x 92' stud-frame building housing 120 gestating sows in individual stalls. Mechanical ventilation is provided in cold weather. Options include flush gutters or pit manure stora
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33'x60' Swine Breeding Building
Plan is for a 33' x 60' stud-frame building housing stimulus stalls, a holding pen, a breeding area, boar pens and gilt pens. Building has year-round mechanical ventilation and totally slotted floors
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Swine Finishing Unit
Open shed with lot, 100 pigs. This plan is for a 16’ x 32’ pole-frame open shed with an outdoor lot. The unit houses 100 pigs-about 12 litters-but can be lengthened.
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Modified Open Front Swine Finishing Building
Partly slotted floors, 168 pigs. This plan is for a 24’ x 56’ (or 64’) pole-frame building housing three 8-pig litters in each of 7 pens for a total of 21 litters or 168 pigs. Plan A shows a 10’ wid
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Off Center Alley Swine Finishing House
Off-center alley, 320 pigs. This plan is for a 32’ x 80’ (or 84’) stud-frame building housing 320 pigs (about 40 litters). Plan A shows 6’ and 10’ slats over 8’ deep pits for in building manure stora
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Open Shed with Lot - Swine Gestation Unit
Open shed with lot. This plan is for a 16’ x 40’ pole-frame open shed with an outdoor lot. The unit houses about 60 sows. An optional layout shows how the unit can be expanded to provide for breedi
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Swine Gestation Building, Modified Open Front
Modified open front. This plan is for a 28’ x 48’ pole-frame building housing gestating sows for a 20-sow farrowing house. The plan is intended to house sows in a production system with a 20-sow fa
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