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A Research Barn Cost How Much?

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There are differences in the reasons and the needs between a commercial barn and a research facility.  Read the article and learn why.

Cost differences between research and commercial barns


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Group sow housing reduces energy costs

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Work done at the Prairie Swine Centre has found that group sow housing can lower energy costs for producers. By housing sows in groups, room temperatures can be reduced from 15C to 9-10 C, reducing energy costs by approximately 78 per cent.

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