When done right swine farming can be very rewarding and may being some good profits as well.
But it is very important that you know very well what you are doing when beginning because you may easily make costly errors. So make sure you get the right information and guidelines that can be found in this article.
When beginning pig farming you should first plan on where you want your domestic swine to call home. For pig housing you must construct a well aired pig pen which is spacious as well. You must place your swine pen in a flat area that is free from mud that may being insects.
Your pig pen must be large enough to accommodate your swines and should be comfortable to your pigs as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire plus concrete slabs. The surrounding fence should be buried six inches deep in the ground so the pigs don’t dig under it. Concrete slabs will make sure that the floor is proper and easy to clean.
To absorb odors that the pigs produce you may put hay plus straws on the ground. You can even design areas in the house where your pigs can feed, rest and relieve themselves. A nice roofing is required as well to protect your swine from extreme weather like heat and rainfall.
After you have built a pig pen you then go ahead in choosing the right swine breed for your project. This should 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 have to do is take good care of them. You can do this by providing them with food and clean water on daily bases. Also remember to clean the pen every once in a while to ensure that bacteria doesn’t grow in the pen. A healthy pig will produce quality meat thus bringing you more profits.