All reports were dedicated to the topic of “Digitalization and smart feeding in pig industry”.
The forum started with a report of Viktor Nechmilov, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, expert in IT solutions of Ukrainian Stockbreeders Association. Viktor told about global digital trends in pig industry in 2021-2022. Farmers are pioneers of digitalization. Thanks to the investments in local digital development, they facilitate progress not only in agriculture, but in rural area as well. The state is making the first steps in this direction thanks to digital television, 5G Internet, drone regulations, digital signature, etc. The majority of farms is actively implementing smart management and is planning to use more digital products.
Oleksandr Hyrin, expert in digitalization of AVA Group projects, told about control over investments of animal husbandry complex in smartphone. Realization and control of investment activity is done with the help of investment management. Its aim is to choose the most effective tool to maximize income and minimize expenses. In case of pig industry it is worth starting with the most expensive part in meat’s cost – feed: what is the feed quality, how you control it, if the necessary mixed feed get to the necessary silo etc. The use of modern technologies allows controlling all these processes and increasing effectiveness of your business.
Kostiantyn Makhno, chief technologist at “Ternopil bacon” LLC, during his report dwelled on the topic “Economics of pork production cycle: peculiarities of feeding at different stages of growing”. Multi-phase feeding of piglets is important, because needs of pigs in useful nutrients are met at each physiological period. Kostiantyn distinguishes between 6 phases: 3-21, 21-35, 35-42, 42-70, 70-105 and 105-165 days. The speaker advises Intelligent feeding, a synergy of precision feeding with scientific approach and new ІТ/АІ technologies for cost management.
Maksym Shevchuk, CEО AVA Group, told the audience about “Smart feeding as an effective solution for a modern farm”. Maksym presented Profeed Pig Plant, a system of managing a pig feeding process; a solution for a feeding shop in an animal complex that is a tool of smart management of feed production and reporting. It includes remote control over the personnel, precise dosing, automated reporting and synchronization with all bookkeeping and managerial programs.
We invite you to visit Agro Animal IT Forum tomorrow and learn everything about digitalization and smart feeding of cattle.