Animal friendly

Welfare approved

Employee friendly

Gestation and Lactation is more than just feeding sows

MAXIMUS – The next level of sow feed management

  • Total feed management with the MAXIMUS Controller.
  • Feed, Air and Water
  • And so much more!
  • Connects MAXIMUS Free Access ESF to the barns feed delivery
    and feed storage systems.
  • The feed detector tells you if the sow has been fed.
  • Individually integrated sow MAXIMUS Software (iPad, RFID tag reader).
    – Daily customized reports
    – Individual sow management in Real-time
    – Customized alarm notifications
    – Customized 3rd Party Reports (You decide to whom)
  • 24/7 support (remote access).

MAXIMUS Free Access – ESF
Pen Layout

Basic system guidelines

  • 15 sows per feed station recommended
  • Can feed up to 20 sows per feed station
  • 15 sows per water station recommended
  • 2 sets of double feed stations – separated
  • 60 head pens (Sow and Gilts together in pen)
  • Static Flow: Post-Implantation layout
  • Static Flow: Pre-Implantation layout
  • Simple for people (All In – All Out)
  • Feed, Water, Dunging and Lying Area defined
  • Personal pass-through gates
  • Lights above feed stations

Basic system guidelines

  • 15 sows per feed station recommended
  • Can feed up to 20 sows per feed station
  • 15 sows per water station recommended
  • 2 sets of double feed stations – separated
  • 60 head pens (Sow and Gilts together in pen)
  • Static Flow: Post-Implantation layout
  • Static Flow: Pre-Implantation layout
  • Simple for people (All In – All Out)
  • Feed, Water, Dunging and Lying Area defined
  • Personal pass-through gates
  • Lights above feed stations

Minimize Eliminate Gilt Training

  • Gilts can be easily transitioned to ESF station
  • No extra labor needed (compared to front Exit ESF)
  • No electronics involved (compared to front Exit ESF)
  • Learn to walk into individual eating space
  • Learn to back out of individual eating space
  • Access to feed 24/7 (No competition for feed)
  • Gilts stay on ad-lib feed at critical time (flushing)
  • Gilts learn in the pen by watching older sows eating

Challenge – Solution – Results

Basic Parameters / Recommendations

Individual SOW Free Access ESF: Combines ALL the stockperson control and assurance of individual electronic sow feeding with ALL the animal comfort and security of Free Access stalls in a non-competitive, animal friendly group environment.

  • Allows the animals to exhibit their NATURAL BEHAVIOURS and TENDENCIES
  • Less gilt training is better
  • Gilt stay on ad-lib feed
  • Simple static flow of pens
  • Easy for the pigs: Easy for the people !

With Gestation and Lactation feeding, it’s all about the people and the pig. When it’s too simple the pigs suffer, when it’s complex the people suffer !

Basic Parameters / Recommendations

Individual SOW Free Access ESF: Combines ALL the stockperson control and assurance of individual electronic sow feeding with ALL the animal comfort and security of Free Access stalls in a non-competitive, animal friendly group environment.
  • Allows the animals to exhibit their NATURAL BEHAVIOURS and TENDENCIES
  • Less gilt training is better
  • Gilt stay on ad-lib feed
  • Simple static flow of pens
  • Easy for the pigs: Easy for the people !

With Gestation and Lactation feeding, it’s all about the people and the pig. When it’s too simple the pigs suffer, when it’s complex the people suffer !

Lactation

Elevate your Lactation Feed Management and peace of mind to an unseen level with the 3P Feeder.

EFFICIENT

Perfectly ties together the MAXIMUS Controller and MAXIMUS Software to give you the MAXIMUS Solution.

  • Communicates with the rest of your feeding system, bin scales,
    chain disk…
  • Has the ability to notify you with an alarm immediately if any part of the system needs attention.

ADAPTABLE

Maximus ESF provides the most durable and safe environment for sows in
a group housing setting.

  • Adapts to any retrofit or new
    construction.
  • Eliminates the need for pre-training.
  • Specifically designed to reduce
    competition for feed using the
    sows’ normal, natural behaviors.

DESIGN

Perfectly ties together the MAXIMUS Controller and MAXIMUS Software to give you the MAXIMUS Solution.

  • Precise and customizable system.
  • Operates and feeds sows without
    relying on Bluetooth, wireless, or
    router technology.
  • Uses the same low voltage
    communication and DC power to
    operate as the Maximus controller.