Stalls/Penning systems

VDL Agrotech has a wide global experience in the design of pighouses and pig projects. An efficient design with short working distance gives a direct saving on the investment costs of the building and a daily reduction of labour costs. The house interior contains high quality reliable components with a long lifetime.VDL can offer you the best solution for different house designs and animal types: piglet nursery, farrowing, gestation and fatteners. Complete turnkey from drink nipple till manure system, according to European regulations 2013 or your local standards.


  • Farrowing pens in several dimensions (width 1,65-1,85 mtr, length 2,4-2,5 mtr)
  • Made of durable materials: galvanised/stainless steel/ plastic pen separations
  • PP pen separations 3,5 cm thickness and 50 cm height
  • Low piglet mortality caused by laying dead
  • Electrical or hot water heating plates for piglet nest
  • Piglet floorpart made of plastic
  • Sow floor made of metal (cast iron)
  • Perfect drain of manure, no pollution, very easy to clean
  • Slurry tray systems for low ammonia emission and saving heating costs


  • Plastics lat floors with good manure drain
  • Special feed troughs with low spillage design
  • Closed pen separations prevents draught and sick piglets
  • Made of PP/PVC 3,5 cm thickness and 75 cm height
  • Special drink nipples and bowls to avoid water spillage


  • Sow crates made according Euro2013 guidelines
  • Special designed for mating: easy to open, self-locking and provided with insemination hatch
  • Solid, high quality galvanized
  • Special light system improves the fertility and gives a higher amount of piglets/sow/year
  • Every sow has it's own drink nipple and additional water supply during hot days


  • Gestation sows in groups or individual depending on local standards
  • Sow stations suitable for 40-60 sows with automatic registration by RF-ID system
  • Special design with fixed or dynamic groups (40-60 / 100-400 sows)
  • Small groups with 8-12 sows with special low speed feeding system
  • Pen separation made of reinforced plastic (PP) 5 cm thickness and 120 cm height


  • Open close pen seperations, depending on local climate
  • Number of fatteners per pen: 10-50
  • Large group system with 300-400 fatteners with automatic hog sorter station
  • Depending on local standards 60-100% slats
  • Pen separation made of reinforced plastic (PP) 5 cm thickness and 100 cm heigth
  • Parts made of stainless steel of galvanized steel.
  • Dry feeder or dry-wet feeders special designed for fatteners 20-120 kg

Special designs

Special designed buildings like:

  • AI-boar stations, complete with all equipment
  • Gilt rearing houses GGP – nucleus projects

Special ventilation

  • Fresh nose systems for sows farrowing
  • Air ducts for pre-conditioning
  • SPF & Air filtering
  • Air scrubbers

Slurry removal system

  • Tubes
  • Lockers
  • Corners
  • Et cetera
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