Energy Free requirements for Ritchie Thrifty King Series
Have you considered using a Ritchie Thrifty King CT unit energy free? Did you know that certain requirements must be met in order to do so?
Proper height for the Trojan Pen Waterer
While attending the World Pork Expo 2018, I took a moment to note questions, concerns and general comments that I believe would be useful to others at a later time. One of the noted concerns was centered around the Trojan 2.5 Gallon Pen Waterer and it's proper installed height. The customer was concerned that the nipple would scratch her show pigs. The Trojan 2.5 Gallon waterer is a terrific solution to watering during shows, events, in sick pens or when transporting your p
New High Pressure Valve Assembly from Ritchie
If you have high water pressure, exceeding 80 PSI, and a Ritchie automatic waterer, chances are you've experienced a leaking valve. High pressure is becoming more of an issue, especially in the states of Tennessee and Kentucky as water supply systems are being reconfigured. While issues created by high water pressure can be remedied by installing a pressure regulator on the water line at the unit, Ritchie has designed a new valve and float system to handle a broader range o
What is the difference?
I have been to a lot of trade shows and events in my 13+ years of working in the ag industry. Everything from vendor shows to the NFR, yet this was my first year to attend the World Pork Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Out of all of the shows I have attended, the WPX quickly became my favorite. Our friends at Trojan Specialty Products were kind enough to let us slightly take over their booth Thursday of the show. We met so many great people and answered a lot of great q
Electrolytes in a Trojan Pen Waterer
Keeping your swine hydrated is important to their health. However, when it comes to show time, the preferences on water monitoring, availability and ways to deliver the water can vary tremendously from one person to the next. The Trojan 2.5 Gallon Pen waterer is one of those options. They are portable, easy to install with zip ties and can hold 2.5 gallons of water. But can you use electrolytes in the waterers? There seems to be a common misconception regarding this questio