Blog - Success stories
All the latest information about the pig sector, and Rotecna's activities.
F. Bieto: “We installed Tecnapur to make better use of the slurry”
13 of July of 23 - Success stories
The cost of handling slurry with the Tecnapur system represents an approximate saving of one euro/cubic meter.
J. Beneria: “Evofeed helps us reduce the piglets’ digestive issues”
23 of March of 23 - Success stories
The Agrobeneria farm made its last expansion last year waging on Rotecna’s multiphase feeding system.
M. Señorón: "Rotecna’s plates allow to have a efficient consumption"
19 of January of 23 - Success stories
With a capacity for 2,500 Iberian sows and 7,000 weaning places, the ‘Los Baldíos’ farm has Rotecna’s hydraulic heated plates and the Swing R3 Duo hopper.
Ramgerpig: "With Dositronic we notice a weight gain in the piglets"
29 of September of 22 - Success stories
The Torre del Cardener farm in Solsona (Lleida) plans to install the Dositronic electronic feeding system in all its farrowing stalls.
J. Briñón: "Dositronic M shows us which sows give better production"
28 of July of 22 - Success stories
The Soria company Copiso has 2,763 productive places on its new farm, which has been equipped by Aviporc with Rotecna products.
A. Iniesta: “The Silotronic allows you to fine-tune your feed needs”
07 of July of 22 - Success stories
He has had a total of 39 Silotronic installed in four different breeding, transition and fattening farms, located in Utiel (Valencia).
A. Cabezas: "With the Ni-2 we prevent animals die by crushing"
12 of May of 22 - Success stories
The Industrial Farm, located in Artesa de Segre (Lleida) and owned by the Premier Pigs group, has 3,000 sows and 6,800 weaning places.
Discover all the advantages of the Rotecna SF3D fattening feeder
20 of January of 22 - Success stories
Alòs completed last year the last expansion of his farm with a new fattening area with a capacity for 1,000 pigs.
M. Castillón: "With Dositronic, sows come out with the optimum weight"
09 of November of 21 - Success stories
With a farm that has the capacity for 1,200 sows, Castillón has automated farrowing pens with the Dositronic M electronic feeding system.
Advantages of the Rotecna electronic feeding system for farrowing sows
07 of October of 21 - Success stories
Located in Castellserà (Lleida), this farm with 500 sows has Rotecna’s Dositronic system for sows and pregnant sows.
A. Cassanyé: "Tecnapur system is very versatile and easy to use"
23 of June of 21 - Success stories
With a capacity for 1,600 sows, the Cassanyé Farm belongs to the Gescaser family business, founded in 1973, and located in the town of Almacelles (Lleida).
Discover all the advantages of the Rotecna weaning nest
18 of March of 21 - Success stories
With a capacity for 15,000 animals, this farm located in Castejón de Monegros works with Rotecna’s Ni-2 Weaner.
M.A. Samoza: "Rotecna products give us excellent results"
04 of March of 21 - Success stories
Granjas Porcinas Purolomo C.A. has experienced growth in its facilities in recent years.
Discover the advantages of working with Rotecna's Ni-2 Corners
23 of February of 21 - Success stories
With 40 years of experience in the sector, Gasparini has a farm of 2,500 mothers in the Italian province of Modena.
J. Ferradas: "Plastic panels are the best option"
11 of February of 21 - Success stories
This 2020 Jorge Ferradas decided to diversify his livestock sector presence with a fattening farm with capacity for 2,000 animals located in Rodeiro (Pontevedra).
À. Peretó: "With Dositronic, the sows’ dorsal fat is more consistent"
16 of December of 20 - Success stories
With 1. 800 sows, the farm located in Isona (Lleida) works with electronic feed in maternity and confirmed gestation.
J.L. Lasierra: "The Feeding Ball offers many productive advantages"
24 of September of 20 - Success stories
The Hermanos Lasierra SL livestock company launches a new farm with capacity for 1. 000 sows, in the Oscense town of Candasnos.
J. Corsa: “With Evofeed we reduce diarrhoea problems in piglets"
09 of September of 20 - Success stories
This farm located in Tartareu (Lleida) has 7. 200 weaning seats and works with the Evofeed multiphase power control system.
F. Borque: "Sooner or later, free maternities will prevail"
09 of June of 20 - Success stories
The farm located in Tauste, Zaragoza, has 1,550 sows and works with a free maternity system in the new sites installed in 2019.
Productivity and efficiency, objectives of automated feeding
06 of April of 20 - Success stories
The Cooperativa Ganadera de Caspe (Caspe Livestock Cooperative) opens a new farm of 3,300 pig mothers in Albalatillo (Huesca).
R. Farré: "With the Dositronic M sows produce more milk"
04 of March of 20 - Success stories
In 2018 this farm in Lleida with 500 sows, installed 156 Dositronics to improve productivity, with outstanding results.
A. Iniesta: "The Tecnapur system offers us very positive results"
18 of December of 19 - Success stories
The 3,000 sow farm located in Utiel (Valencia) has equipped a slurry treatment plant with the TecnaPur mechanical separator and physicochemical reactor.
Advantages of working on the farm with polypropylene panels
26 of November of 19 - Success stories
With 7,200 fattening places, SERMAFARM was one of the first farms to install the new Rotecna separating panels as part of its commitment to always maintain the best possible health status at the farm.
C. Albuixech: "Tecnapur is a straightforward, low-consumption system"
29 of October of 19 - Success stories
The exploitation of Carlos Albuixech, located in Quesa (Valencia), has 184 mothers and 2,100 weaning places, and is a clear example of environmental sustainability.
A. Landa: "The Swing R3 has enabled us to improve feed conversion"
14 of October of 19 - Success stories
Opting for innovative, efficient products is the main strategy of growth for the the Mexican company RYC Alimentos, which owns a pig farm with more than 40 years of history.
“With the dositronic we have recovered the body condition of the sows”
30 of July of 19 - Success stories
With a ten-year long history and a lengthy background in the sector, this small farm has 80 sows in a closed cycle.
S. Mcauliffe: “Free farrowings are the future of the swine sector”
27 of March of 19 - Success stories
With a production of more than 50,000 sows per year, this Irish breeding farm has 2,000 mothers spread over four facilities.
With the Dositronic we achieve very good feed consumption
08 of November of 18 - Success stories
In 2014, the Cooperativa d’Ivars invested in a refurbishment and extension of this farm of 2,000 sows in Valfarta (Huesca), where in 2017 they installed Rotecna's Doisitronic electronic feeding system in all of their farrowing pens. After three full production cycles, the farm has achieved some excellent figures, with an average of 38 piglets weaned per sow and year. We spoke to Orlando, the manager of the farm, to learn about the work they are doing with the Dositronic.
Alberto Pascual the panels
29 of August of 18 - Success stories
"With more than 20 years of experience in the pig industry, Alberto Pascual, with two farms of 2,500 sows each in Avila, decided to take things a step further and, in 2016, started a project from scratch to build a breeding farm for 3,000 sows. In the design of the new operation, Alberto went for a very different type of farm, with new management methods, high biosecurity measures and a clear commitment to energy efficiency."
Jaume Alòs with the feeding ball we prevent sows from losing weight
29 of August of 18 - Success stories
"Jaume is the third generation of the Alòs family to run this farm in the municipality of Almenar (Lleida) and currently has 400 sows. “When my grandparents moved to Almenar more than 50 years ago, they bought this farm where at first they only had a few sows and cows, and some crop fields,” explains James: “However, 30 years ago my father decided on a change of direction to the family business and specialized in pig production. So, he made a major investment in order to have adequate facilities and start activity in 1985, with a farrow-to-finish cycle with 50 sows”.
Ignasi Culleré work with panels
28 of August of 18 - Success stories
With 30 years of experience in the pig industry, Ignasi Culleré started out in the livestock trade on a family farm working with sows, which he was already managing at the age of 22. In 2013, faced with the demands of the new animal welfare regulation, he decided to transform the farm and work on fattening, and also teamed up with the Alivac company. Then, a little more than a year ago, he began managing a finishing farm belonging to the same company in Arbeca, which in recent months has started expanding its facilities to as many as 7,200 finishing pigs, for which he has used Rotecna products. "I've always worked with Rotecna equipment. I am satisfied with their products, because they have always given me very good results."
N. Erill: "With Dositronic we've increased the sows consumption"
20 of August of 18 - Success stories
"From families with a strong farming tradition, in the year 2000, Núria Erill and Angel Peretó decided to start a farm from scratch, with 500 sows. Then, in 2005, they expanded up to 1,600 with a weaning capacity for 8,000. In 2017, they installed the Dositronic electronic feed supply system in their farrowing pens, and Núria highlights the subsequent increase in the consumption of feed and water by her sows.
Hugo Siliezar with the ni-2
29 of June of 18 - Success stories
"Coming from a family with a long tradition of cattle farming and with working experience on pig farms, Hugo Siliezar from Guatemala's first business initiative was a fish farm dedicated to the production of tilapia fingerlings. With this project running, in 2000 Hugo and his wife decided to expand the business and, given their experience, they decided to build a hog farm, and started work with 10 sows and one boar, the aim being to sell the pigs they produced. With time and good market conditions, they decided to expand the operation, and they currently have 255 sows and a farrow-to-finish operation, where 100% of piglets are fattened for sale as cereal-fed pigs".