Swine Research Facilities
The new swine research center is located about 12 miles west of Lexington.
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Three site production (Headquarters-Gestation-Farrowing Unit, Nursery Unit, Grow-Finish Unit)
Size: 120 sows (24 farrowings every 4-5 weeks), 250 litters/year, 3-week weaning
Breeding: Rotational crossbred; Yorkshire-Landrace F1, x terminal male
Finish out about 1/2 of pigs
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON NEW SWINE RESEARCH FACILITIES
Swine Headquarters, Breeding - Gestation - Farrowing Buildings
General purpose room
Employee break room
Field labs, wet and dry
Dressing rooms, lockers, showers