University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

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
 

  BUILDINGS

Swine Headquarters, Breeding - Gestation - Farrowing Buildings

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Headquarters Building

Office
General purpose room
Employee break room
Field labs, wet and dry
Dressing rooms, lockers, showers
Chemical storage

Breeding-Gestation Building

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