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WHY CHOOSE BOOTH PIG EQUIPMENT

  • Professional expertise:

    Talk to our lead sales advisor, who has over 30 year’s outdoor pig farming experience. Read more >

  • Quality

    Products built from galvanised steel and other materials selected for maximum strength, longevity and low maintenance

  • Value

    We’ll match the quoted price of any like-for-like equipment manufactured to the same specification as ours

  • Performance

    Our products are built real-world tough, and engineered to meet pigs’ specific needs at every production stage

  • Shorter lead times

    We manufacture all our products in-house, giving us complete control over production and delivery schedules

  • Complete traceability

    We track every product from raw material to finished item, and from our factory floor to your field

Standard Farrowing Arks

Invented by our founder, and used worldwide since the birth of the modern outdoor pig industry, the traditional semi-circular farrowing ark remains justifiably popular, offering reliable performance and excellent value for money

  • Standard Farrowing Arks with Steel Ends
  • Standard Farrowing Arks with Steel Ends
  • Standard Farrowing Arks with Plywood Ends
  • Sliding Rear Vent

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Standard Farrowing Arks

Invented by our founder, and used worldwide since the birth of the modern outdoor pig industry, the traditional semi-circular farrowing ark remains justifiably popular, offering reliable performance and excellent value for money

A design proven and refined over more than 40 years, the semi-circular farrowing ark with a side doorway is the choice of commercial pig producers worldwide. Our Standard Farrowing Ark is built on a tanalised timber subframe using galvanised steel, which requires almost no maintenance and lasts up to 50% longer than conventional painted steel. The Ark can be moved easily using the integral lifting hooks fitted as standard. 

A choice of end panels

You can choose to have your Standard Farrowing Arks with end panels made from traditional plywood, or in galvanised steel, which is proven to reflect heat and does not harbour bacteria to the same extent. Whichever format you choose, a 0.3m x 0.3m Sliding Rear Vent is included as standard to allow easy and effective ventilation.

Sizes to suit your system

Our Farrowing Hut range is designed to reflect the increasing use of individual farrowing paddocks, and farmers’ need for tailored equipment for gilts and higher-parity sows, or systems based on heavier weaning weights.

The Standard Farrowing Ark is available in two sizes. The basic model measures 2.54m wide x 1.65m long and 1.15m high, with a 0.6m side doorway. These dimensions have been tried and tested over many years, and are ideal for gilts. Alternatively, you can opt for our larger model, which is 2.30m long, and suitable for higher-parity sows and piglets weaning later. 

Accessories

We supply a range of accessories for the Standard Farrowing Ark to suit your individual system and requirements.

Lifting Beam
A simple galvanized beam that enables you to lift the Ark using the lifting hooks fitted as standard. Available in a range of sizes to match your Ark length.

Solid Doors
A Vented Steel Door can be moved from ark to ark. Alternatively, we can supply a plywood door slide for each ark.

Curtain Doors
A polystrip Curtain Door, which helps to retain warmth in winter, and prevents rain and snow from entering the Hut, keeping the bedding drier.

Lifting Frame
Replacing the lifting hooks, this heavy box-section frame means you don’t need a lifting beam, and can move the Ark without leaving the tractor cab, or using a lifting beam. The internal ridge timber also adds strength and rigidity to the Ark.

Insulated Roof
The optional insulated roof is effective at temperatures ranging from +40 to -40°C, preventing overheating in summer and reducing condensation and straw use in winter.

Lift-out Back Door
Fitted as a replacement for the standard sliding rear vent, this lift-out back door can be removed completely to provide maximum airflow in summer.