As part of the National Sow Housing Conversion Project, barn conversions in four barns across Canada will be documented between 2015 and 2017. Check this site regularly for updates!
Adam Schlegel, Schlegelhome Farms Inc.
Schlelgelhome Farms Inc. is located near Tavistock Ontario where the Schlegel family runs a diversified farm operation. The multi-site pig operation has 2500 sows and tries to finish all the production. The conversion barn was a 1800 head sow barn built in 1979 and had undergone many renovations. The last one being a new farrowing […]Find Out More
John Van Engelen, Hog-Tied Farms, Ltd
Hog-Tied Farms Ltd. is located in Thedford, Ontario and is owned and operated by John and Joan Van Engelen and their son Mitchell and daughter Cassie. The barn is a 220 sow farrow-to-finish operation built in 1983. Renovations for group sow housing began in 2014 with the conversion of half of the gestation room to […]Find Out More