1. 21/11/2023 Los sistemas de cama son un método de producción animal higiénica e integral en el cual los animales se crían en un espacio cerrado sobre un piso de cama orgánica. Los sistemas con material de cama grueso a veces se llaman sistemas de cama profunda. Los sistemas de cama le permiten priorizar la...
  2. 12/4/2022 Este sistemada prioridad a la salud y la robustez de los pollos al tratar de recrear sus condiciones naturales. Este sistema no es tan productivo como los sistemas industriales, pero puede ser más rentable para los pequeños productores al reducir tanto los riesgos como los costos. Se centra en la...
  3. 22/2/2018 Vegetales y Polvos de Hojas Verdes para Mejorar la Nutrición en Honduras PerfilBiografico: Elioena Arauz,Artistas para la Sopa, Nicaragua Ecos de nuestra Red: Sistema de Pocilga Profunda RecursosdeInformación deECHO: Sobre Hortalizas de Hojas Verdes Nota Técnica: "Conectando Agrigultores de...
  4. 20/11/2019 Noah Elhardt - Beersheba Project, Senegal The modern poultry industry has made huge strides in the efficiency and productivity of chicken operations, with hybrid broiler chickens reaching 2.26 kg (5lbs) in as little as 5 weeks. To achieve this, genetics, temperature, humidity, light, biosecurity,...
  5. 1/1/2015 Una de las más recientes adiciones a la Global Granja de ECHO es el Sistema Natural de Cultivo de cerdo situada en el área de Tierras Bajas Tropicales. Este componente está basado en el enfoque de agricultura natural desarrollado en Asia del Este y el Sudeste, que se centra en aprovechar el...
  6. Deep Litter. In order to fulfill EPA regulations that require an impervious bottom to all waste handling facilities, there must be either a concrete slab or a thick (30 mil) plastic liner as the base of the building. Green waste, with a minimum depth of 4 feet, is then strategically layered to...
  7. Natural Deep Bed Pig Farminguses indigenous micro-organisms (IMO's) to create and maintain a healthydeep bed litter flooring. It is these micro-organisms that will help break down fecal matter rapidly leaving you with a fertilizer rich material whilst ensure no smells or flies (an important...
  8. Research has shown the average daily body weight gain, feed conversion ratio and survival rate of piglets raised in deep-litter pig pens to be equal or superior to those raised in conventional concrete floor pig houses (Sheen, 2005, Correa, 2009). There are also benefits for animal welfare – by...
  9. While touring ECHO in Fort Myers, we saw this interesting way of raising pigs in a small space via a deep litter pig pen. Even if you don't have a big farm or yard, this would let you raise bacon. Best of all, there was no smell and you end up with a lot of compost. Great setup....
  10. Deep litter systems are living systems in which a thick layer of carbon-rich organic matter hosts a thriving microbial community which works to break down solid and liquid wastes from animals as they are produced. Such as system doesn't require regular cleaning out, and has the added benefit of...