Certainty about the drinking water for your sows, piglets and fattening pigs
Are you sure that the water your pigs are drinking is of optimal quality? Drinking water and biofilm are often the basis for unexplained outbreaks of, for example, E. coli, Salmonella and PIA. In addition, clean water is the basis for good feed intake, growth and the prevention of unnecessary loss.
Watter has been the expert in drinking water on pig farms for more than ten years. We are the only company in the Netherlands to offer a structural solution for clean water up to and including the nipple, without having to use expensive and toxic additives such as acid, hydrogen peroxide or chlorine (dioxide).
Ensure yourself of safe and 100% clean drinking water with the guarantee from Watter. Let us inform you about the benefits for your company.
Your pigs drink from the nipple drinkers. Therefore, the water must be clean in that place. Have you ever taken a water sample from the place where the animals drink? The drinking water is approved when it contains less than 10,000 bacteria per millilitre, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is clean then. If a large proportion of these bacteria is pathogens, such as E. coli or Salmonella, then it is a real threat to the health of your animals.
Clean water entering your farm still has a long way to go until it reaches your animals. Think of buffer and break tanks, high temperatures, differential pressure and additives such as medicines and minerals. These factors induce biofilm growth in the pipes, even in clean water. Therefore, the quality of water at the drinking point such as nipple drinker is important.
Even a healthy pig will suffer from polluted water. The germs in the water are foreign to the body and must be cleared up by the animal's immune system. This takes an unnecessary amount of energy that the animal must get from the feed, and which could have been used for the growth instead.
Biofilm is a slime layer of bacteria, fungi and nutrients that builds up in the pipes. To properly remove biofilm, it is necessary to eradicate the micro-organisms. With Watter, you can be sure that biofilm will be removed from the pipes and further rebuilding will be prevented. Flushing pipes will not solve the problem and the use of toxic chemicals can negatively affect the health of your animals.
A large part of your costs and labour is in the feed of the animals. However, the drinking water makes up twice as much of the ration. Clean water ensures that feed is used better and at the same time that energy is not wasted on fighting the germs by the immune system.
Watter has been an expert in clean drinking water for more than 10 years. This allows us to offer a structural solution that does not require expensive and toxic additives. Contact us and find out how you can benefit from it.
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