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fed into animal facility software as control parameters
for maintaining good environmental quality and promoting animal welfare. The new sensor also won a silver medal
award at the show.

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Monitoring ammonia
concentration in the house

The new Dräger Polytron C300 is the first
electrochemical sensor for the continuous
measurement of ammonia concentrations in animal housing that delivers
both reliable function and long-term
stability. As sample gas is supplied
to the sensors via diffusors, the sampling process requires no pumps or
hoses. The measuring range covers
the full range of concentrations relevant for animal housing. The sensor
is sufficiently robust to withstand
environmental conditions in animal
housing and allows ammonia concentrations to be monitored during
practical operation. Its data can be

Big plans for new scraper system

French pig specialist company Cooperl
launched a new scraper system concept for
new and existing pig houses at EuroTier.
This new scraper sits under the slats in a predesigned
concrete slab with gradient sides that aid the flow of
feces and urine. The scraper itself is a self-driven unit
which can scrape out each underground floor itself
before moving on to the next pen. A master scraper
operates along the main thoroughfare pushing the
material to an outside store. On the show concept, the
scraper was 2.35 meters wide and was designed for a
new house. Widths can be made bespoke if installing
the scraper into an existing unit. ■

Chris McCullough is a Northern Ireland-based freelance multimedia journalist who has worked in the media
industry for the past 15 years. focusing on food, farming and politics.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pig International - January/February 2017

Pig International - January/february 2017
Contents
Managing livestock antibiotic resistance with diagnostics
How to quantify health status in farm animals
6 major piglet diarrhea causes and their management
Boosting piglet immunity with colostrum
Practical grinding guidelines for pig feeds
How to train gilts for electronic sow feeding systems
Fermented liquid pig feed benefits outweigh drawbacks
5 new smart farming pig products from EuroTier
VIV Asia 2017 to represent entire animal protein chain
Pigs and Money
Industry Happenings
Products
Marketplace
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - Contents
Pig International - January/February 2017 - Pigs and Money
Pig International - January/February 2017 - Industry Happenings
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 5 new smart farming pig products from EuroTier
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - 6
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - 8
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 9
Pig International - January/February 2017 - Managing livestock antibiotic resistance with diagnostics
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 11
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 12
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 13
Pig International - January/February 2017 - How to quantify health status in farm animals
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - 6 major piglet diarrhea causes and their management
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 17
Pig International - January/February 2017 - Boosting piglet immunity with colostrum
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - 20
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 21
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 22
Pig International - January/February 2017 - VIV Asia 2017 to represent entire animal protein chain
Pig International - January/February 2017 - Practical grinding guidelines for pig feeds
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - 26
Pig International - January/February 2017 - 27
Pig International - January/February 2017 - How to train gilts for electronic sow feeding systems
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - 31
Pig International - January/February 2017 - Fermented liquid pig feed benefits outweigh drawbacks
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Pig International - January/February 2017 - Products
Pig International - January/February 2017 - Marketplace
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