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Simple Primer on How Galvanizing Protects Metal

Hog Slat bins feature the industry's heaviest galvanized coating. Hog Slat bins feature the industry's heaviest galvanized coating.

Steel corrosion, commonly referred to as rust, is an oxidization process occurring when iron in steel is exposed to oxygen and water. Rust causes steel to thin over time, reducing its strength and causing product failure.

Paint coating protect steel  from elements until damaged. Paint co...

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Heavyweight Bin...Lightweight Price.

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How can we make the claim of selling the strongest, heaviest feed bins on the market at the best possible price to swine and poultry growers?

Direct distribution supply chain vs. tradition multi-level distribution

Traditional multilevel supply chain vs. Hog Slat’s Direct Distribution

 

Simple. Our direct distribution system eliminates the additional markup that...

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Feed Bins Built Like a Tank

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Heavier bins, Stronger bins. Bins designed to last longer.

Hig Carbon Structural Steel Ratings

 

It starts with the selection of steel. Most feed bins are built from a mixture of steel grades. The sidewall sheets and legs are manufactured from Grade 50 structural steel (50,000 psi) while the other components are produced using a...

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GrowerSELECT…Change the Way You Buy
Broiler houses at a Georgia farm.

Broiler houses at a Georgia farm.

When it comes down to it, the cost of manufacturing a high-quality product is the same for most companies producing equipment for the livestock and poultry markets. Most companies have identified the most efficient methods to build an anchor bearing, motor, fee...

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Hog Slat's People Spotlight
Donna Bardwell, GP Mississippi Regional Retail Manager

Donna Bardwell, Georgia Poultry Mississippi Regional Retail Manager

A company is only as good as it’s people, and the Georgia Poultry team has some of the best in the business. Donna Bardwell brings years of poultry experience to her position as Georgia Poultry’s Regional Retail Manager in Miss...

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Hog Slat to Exhibit at the 2015 World Pork Expo

Hog Slat will be exhibiting at this year’s World Pork Expo with many new and further developed swine equipment products, highlighting Hog Slat’s GrowerSELECT product line.

 

At the show, Hog Slat will have a large variety of equipment on display in both the exhibition hall (Booth V165 VIB) and at ...

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No Need to Climb a Feed Bin

Every once in while you run across a product that is such a simple answer to a problem that you just have to say “Wow, why didn’t somebody think of that a long time ago?”

The severe winter of 2010 had us looking for an answer to monitor feed levels in bulk bins. Remember that winter?  Record snow, ...

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Have the Bin Flag Call You

Okay I admit it…it has been awhile since we’ve posted a blog. But I have an excuse…We’ve been working on some new ad campaigns and new swine and poultry catalogs (which you can request a copy of here.) But now we are back…ourlast blog was about the Bin Flag and at the end we mentioned a way to con...

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2012 World Pork Expo…260 lb. burgers, $2,000 bin whackers and ESF.

The 2012 Pork Expo is in the books.  Great weather this year and great food.  Especially the 260 lb pork burger Vinny and crew from Hog Slat cooked up.  This wasn’t just an inedible gimmick either…..the slice I had was very good.

Walking around the trade show, I noticed there were a few companies w...

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Extended Anchor Bearing Solves Tandem Bin Auger Overload

As livestock and poultry housing became larger and we developed more sophisticated feeding methods, the use of multiple bins in tandem was more common.  While this set-up allowed for greater flexibility in feeding, the front bin of the pair was often prone to plugging.

If we look at the anchor bear...

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