NatureLine – Schauer low-emission finishing house for animal welfare
NatureLine – Schauer low-emission fattening / finishing house for animal welfare – is a developed Swiss concept of 3-zones stable. Thermally insulated lying-down area is designed so that it can be walked in and has adjustable pen elements. The pigs have an access to the roofed outdoor area for feeding and placing manure through the exit door. In the conventional pig farms an overall particularly low-cost and efficient farming system can be attained with a space requirement of only 1,1 m² per fattening pig. Higher space requirements of the brand programs can also be fulfilled.
Many investment subsidy programs support the concept and make funding rates up to 40% of the investment sum possible. Each of liquid feeding and Spotmix or dry feeding can be used here as a feeding system. The outdoor floor area is partly continuous solid. In order to reduce the ammonia content in a stable up to 56 %, liquid substance is separated from the solid one of the phase through manure gutter in a slurry channel and immediately taken out. Due to a better animal health the performance improvements are evidenced in France for similar solutions in comparison with conventional animal houses with fully slatted floor. The future of pig finishing housing!