Water Needs in the Winter

Water Needs in the Winter

An unfortunately common misconception is that livestock farmers don’t need to provide their animals with as much water in the winter as they do the rest of the year. While it is true that heat stress related dehydration isn't an issue in the winter, your animals still expend significant energy trying to keep warm, eating more as a result.

The Danger of Heat Stress

The Danger of Heat Stress

Some like it hot. The rest of us don’t do so hot in the heat. Whether you farm in humid Florida, dry Nevada or chilly Minnesota, heat stress is a risk for your livestock, your crops, and you.  

What is heat stress?

Basically, heat stress is what happens when your body becomes unable to regulate your internal temperature and you start to “overheat”. Almost always, heat stress is the result of outward conditions.

Importance of Remotely Monitoring Your Poultry House

Importance of Remotely Monitoring Your Poultry House

Fried chicken is only good on the dinner table. If you want your broilers to make it there, you have to keep them comfortable in the poultry house first. Below are three important considerations to take into account when raising your poultry. 

Six Reasons to Monitor Your Pig Farm

Six Reasons to Monitor Your Pig Farm

Running a successful pig farm is no cake-walk. There are a lot of factors that go into raising and maintaining healthy pigs. Here are six reasons why it pays to monitor your pig farm. 

Smart Barn Sensors Quick Look

Smart Barn Sensors Quick Look

Smart Barn serves the poultry, hog, crop, greenhouse and dairy industries, making it easy for you to monitor and protect your investments, no matter what you’re farming.

Below is a quick look at each of our sensors and their capabilities.

Important Monitoring Considerations for Raising Hogs

Important Monitoring Considerations for Raising Hogs

Things to consider when raising hogs and how to effectively monitor them.

Monitoring Temperature Remotely at Your Hog Barn

Monitoring Temperature Remotely at Your Hog Barn

How to remotely monitor the temperature of your pig barn to ensure happy, healthy, stress-free pigs.