Swine toilet launched

13-12-2011 | |
Swine toilet launched

The Swine Research Farm Sterksel (Wageningen UR) in the Netherlands recently started to test the first prototype of a swine toilet.

The idea behind the concept is that pigs can defecate on a relatively small surface. This way the manure can be directly transported away from the pig house, in turn leading to a lower ammonia emission.
 
 
The prototype was officially launched by Esther de Lange, Dutch Member of the European Parliament.
 
 
(Photo: Agrarisch Dagblad)

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