120.77 Acres with 95.17 workable, predominately Perth clay loam soils, systematically tiled @ 60′.
BARNS: 2003 Fritz Concrete Sow Barn with gestation area with total of 734 stalls plus pens and 7 farrowing rooms with total of 140 crates. The 30’x30′ entry annex consists of double walk-through showers, lunch room, bathroom, washer/dryer facility, AI lab/office with biosecure receiving window, electrical room with auto transfer switch for generator, and utility room. Entry area has floor heat. Utility room has Perkins 100 Kw Genset with automatic door, Dietrich oil-fired boiler 512,000 BTU 2 stage burner, & 10 hp single phase, oil-fired Hotsy pressure washer with 1800 lb& 8 gal/min. capacity and pressure line piped throughout the barn. Underground fuel line from tanks to utility room. The barn is equipped with a Sensaphone alarm system and Thevco controls.
The Gestation Area consists of 682 stalls plus some pens as well as additional separate quarantine room at back with 52 stalls plus some pens. Automatic feed system with individual drops for each stall. Propane line with box heaters for gestation barn. 4 pits under gestation area, 10′ deep, post & beam construction with double pump-outs.
The Seven Farrowing Rooms are each equipped with 20 Bosman crates with back & front alley gates, crush bars, and have creeps 7’5″ x 5’1″, cast iron flooring under the sows & Poissant Tenderfoot flooring with hot-water-heated cement pads under piglets, plus supplementary hot water radiator heat for each room. There are 2 piggy barrels per room. Fed manually, cart filled from attic tank. Farrowing rooms have pit ventilation through hair-pin pit, 5′ deep with 12″ sewer with plugs into line connected to 10′ pit. There is a small shipping room with weaner scale for shipping SEW’s.
Silos, Other Buildings: Feed tanks: 1 – 4 To. tank for gestation; 2 – 8 To. for farrowing with 1 To. polytank in attic; and 2 – 12 To. with cyclone for gestation with 1 To. polytank in attic.
Underground hydro, 600 amp with auto transfer.