PIG FARMING: OVER 100 YEARS OF INNOVATION, FROM THE BRETON PENTIES TO THE DIGITAL PIG FARM
At the beginning of the 20th century, pigs were raised in Penties, small traditional Breton houses. In the 1970s, the modern pigsty was directly inspired from methods used by Russians in the kolkhoze farms to rationalize work organization and set up the single band system; Nowadays a digital pig pen can be piloted like a plane... Discover the history of the innovations that revolutionized pig breeding, with Frédéric Kergourlay, Project Manager for livestock buildings at the Chamber of Agriculture of Bretagne, Paul Auffray, breeder and Chairman of IFIP –( Pork Technical Institute) and Yvon Salaun, technician at the Pork Technical Institute of Pork (IFIP).
Animated by: SPACE
Speaker(s): Pascal Berthelot, Frédéric Kergourlay, Paul Auffray and Yvon Salaun
Duration: 26 minutes