Blog - Success stories
All the latest information about the pig sector, and Rotecna's activities.
Antonio Cassanyé: "The Tecnapur system is very versatile and has a low handling cost"
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).
J. Farrés: “The Ni-2 Weaner offers the piglet greater comfort"
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 equipment provides excellent results"
04 of March of 21 - Success stories
Granjas Porcinas Purolomo C.A. has experienced growth in its facilities in recent years.
C.A. Gasparini: "With the Ni-2 Corner we save more energy”
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 thanks to their ease of washing"
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).
Àngel Peretó: "With Dositronic G, 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 advantages at the productive level"
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 greatly 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: "Free maternities are the future of the sector and sooner or later it 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.
A. Luengo: "With the Dositronic we want to have the maximum control over the sow's nutrition."
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).
Ramon Farré: "With the Dositronic M sows produce more milk and piglets grow an average of half a kilo more."
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: "With phase II, we reduce around 70% of nitrogen, 60% of potassium and 97% of phosphorus from the initial slurry"
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.
Sergi Armengol: "The panels are very clean product healtwise"
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.
Carlos 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.
Armando Landa, Mexico: "The Swing R3 hopper 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.
Dionisio Torres: “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.
“With the Dositronic we have achieved very good feed consumption and the sows are weaning 15.7 piglets of a weight of 5.4 kg”
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.
29 of August of 18 - Success stories
After a bad year with fruit, Alfredo Sánchez decided to give up on arable farming and raise livestock instead. So it was that, in 1999, he started a pig farm with 1,000 fattening pigs, and a year later expanded to 2,000 pigs. Over time, his son Oscar decided to become a farmer too, and took charge of a farm with 40,000 chickens. However, more attracted by swine than poultry, in 2013, Oscar decided to take control of the family farm, and the first thing he did was to transform the finishing farm into one for breeding, with 750 sows.
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."
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”.
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."
Núria Erill: "With the Dositronic we have increased the consumption by sows of feed and water"
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.
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".