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About Us

About Us

As the global population grows, the need for more efficient swine production solutions becomes increasingly important. With over 30 years of industry experience, AP (Automated Production Systems) is positioned to support this ever growing demand across the globe. AP is committed to delivering comprehensive solutions by providing you with equipment that works as hard as you do.

INTaK Feeder


Feed intake with the AP INTaK Ad-Lib lactation feeding system

INTaK Feeder



  • Optimize sow herd performance with the INTāk Ad-Lib Lactation Feeding System.
  • Waste reduction.
  • Adapts to a wide range of feed types.
  • Indexed adjustments.

Built to Perform

Waste reduction with INTaK feeder

Reduce Feed Waste

Fresh feed is available 24/7, eliminating feed waste and reducing time spent removing stale feed.

INTaK feeder dispenser operation illustration


The INTāK dispenser’s patented* design decreases feed waste and labor costs associated with hand-feeding and stale feed removal.

Indexed Adjustments with Automated Production INTak Feeder

Indexed Adjustments

The indexed adjustment adapts to a variety of feed types and to most existing farrowing crate feeders.


INTaK Performance

  INTak System w/ Water in Feeder Hand Feeding Twice Daily
Number of Sows & Liters 57 57
Average Parity 2.8 2.7
Litter Size (post cross fostering) 10.03 10.16
Avg. Daily Feed Disappearance 13.24 lbs. 12.15 lbs.
Lactation Weight Change Post Farrowing +14.33 lbs. +2.65 lbs.
Avg. Pig Weight (Day 20) 14.46 lbs. 13.56 lbs.

Test results from Michigan State University Dept. of Animal Science (Peng 2005)


Overall Height (F) Top Collar Height (G) Top Collar ID (H) Top Collar OD (I) Adjuster at low setting to bottom (J) Body OD (K) Overall Hopper Height (L) Installed Hopper Height (M) Hopper Side Width (N) Hopper Front Width (O)
11-3/4" (29.8 cm) 3-1/2" (8.9 cm) 3-7/16" (8.7cm) 5-3/32" (12.9 cm) 1-1/32" (2.6 cm) 4-3/8" (11.1 cm) 17-7/8" (45.2 cm) 16" (40.6 cm) 6-7/8" (17.5 cm) 14-11/16" (37.3 cm)