Frequently asked questions

FAQ - Breeding - Farrowing Rate
What would be farrowing rate? It is the number of farrowing that took place on the farm compared to the farrowing expected to take place. Then, ...
Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 at 11:07 AM
FAQ - Breeding - Mating Definition - Female Heat
What is the definition of a Female Heat / Estrus? Estrus, or heat, is the stage in a female sow's reproductive cycle during which she becomes rece...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 11:31 AM
FAQ - Breeding - Mating Definition - Types of Mate
What does it mean to mate an animal?     Verb (used without object), mat·ed, mat·ing; to associate as a mate or as mates. (of animals) to copulate. (of...
Sun, 28 Mar, 2021 at 12:51 AM
FAQ - Breeding - Mating sow
How long does it take a sow pregnancy? 114 days, With the possibility to flow among 112 days and 119 days. Can The first mating be performed on t...
Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 at 2:26 PM
FAQ - Breeding - Reproductive Losses
What Can it be cosidered a reproductove Loss? Return to estrus, abortion and not in pig sow. Whats is a return to estrus? As the name says ...
Sun, 28 Mar, 2021 at 12:51 AM
FAQ - Farrowing
When Sould I add a farrowing on S4? Anytime that a pregnancy come to an end. You should add on S4 every event that happens on the farm. Why shoul...
Tue, 11 Aug, 2020 at 2:00 PM
FAQ - Farrowing - Fostering / Nurse Sow
Why add a foster piglet? So the system can reflect every thing that actualy happens on the farm. If the animal was shifted inside the breeding or anyot...
Tue, 11 Aug, 2020 at 1:53 PM
FAQ - Farrowing - Mortality
Why add a piglet death? To a better management of your farm.The ideal is that you mirror everything that happens on the farm into S4. To calculate mort...
Tue, 11 Aug, 2020 at 1:41 PM
FAQ - Farrowing - Weaning
Whats is the diference of a foster sow and a nurse sow?  On S4 a nurse sow is empty, it has already weaned it's whole litter (as last event added)...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 4:59 PM
FAQ - How to add a piglet sale?
How to add a nursery or finishing piglet sale? A group sale in nursery or finishing phases happens by location. Therefore if your group is located in mo...
Fri, 11 Dec, 2020 at 4:25 PM