When done right pig farming may be very rewarding and can being good profits as well.
But it is very important that you really know what you are doing when beginning reason being you can easily make costly mistakes. So make sure you get the right information and guidelines which can be found in this article.
When beginning pig farming you should first plan on where you want your swines to call home. For pig housing you should construct a well ventilated pig pen which is spacious as well. You must place your swine pen in a flat area that is free from mud that can being insects.
Your swine pen should be large enough to accommodate your pigs and really should be comfortable to your swine as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire plus concrete slabs. The fence must be buried 6 inches deep in the ground so the pigs don’t dig under it. Concrete slabs will ensure that the floor is proper and easy to clean.
To absorb odours that the swine produce you can put hay and straws on the floor. You may also design parts in the pen where your swine can feed, rest and relieve themselves. A nice roofing is necessary as well to protect your pigs from extreme weather like heat and rain.
After you have designed a pig pen you then go ahead in getting the right swine breed for your project. This has to be done carefully. Make sure that you purchase your pigs from a seller who knows what are high quality pigs and what are mediocre breeds.
Once your pigs are in their houses all you need to do is take good care of them. This can be done by providing them with food and clean water on daily bases. Keep in mind to clean the pen every once in a while to make sure that bacteria doesn’t develop in the pen. A proper hog will produce quality meat thus giving you more income.