Herd Profile

Stephen Moffett, Moffett Farms

 

Moffet Farms, Stephen Moffet
Stephen Moffet, Moffet Farms

Stephen Moffett owns Moffet Farms, a 1200 sow farrow-to-wean operation located in Sussex, New Brunswick. The barn was built new in 2004. The gestation room has 16 pens with 60 sows per pen, using CanArm and Schauer ESF feeders. The sows are bred weekly and managed in static groups.

  • 1200 farrow-to-wean
  • 16 Static pens with 16 ESF units
See Conversion Process

Process

The barn was built new in 2004.

Table 1. Herd Production Data for 2014

Total
Number of Serves 4053
Return Serves (%) 8.6
Conception Rate (%) 76.9
Farrowing 3127
Total Born/Litter 14.2
Live Born/Litter 13.2
Mummified/Litter 0.4
Born Dead/Litter 1.0
Total Weanings 3139
Pigs Weaned/Litter 10.6
Removal Rate (%) 5.6
Suckling Days/Litter 20.8
Litter/Sow/Year 2.26
Pigs Weaned/Sow/Year 24.08

Layout

 

Moffet Farms Gestation room layout
Moffet Farms Gestation room layout

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Moffet Farms Barn Layout

 

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