When done right swine farming can be very productive and may being nice earnings as well.
But it is very important that you know very well what you are doing when starting out reason being you can easily make costly errors. 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 domestic swine to call home. For pig housing you should construct a well ventilated pig pen which is spacious as well. You must place your pig pen in a flat place that is free from mud that can being insects.
Your pig pen must be adequate to accommodate all of your swines and should be comfortable to your swine as well. To make it comfortable you may install hog wire plus concrete slabs. The surrounding fence must be buried 6 inches deep in the ground so that 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 pigs produce you may put hay plus straws on the floor. You can even design areas in the pen where your swine can feed, sleep and relieve themselves. A nice roofing is needed 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 pig breed for your task. This has to be done carefully. Make sure that you buy your pigs from a seller who has found out what are high quality pigs and what are mediocre breeds.
Once your swine 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 everyday. Remember to clean the pen every every now and then to make sure that bacteria doesn’t develop in the pen. A healthy hog will produce quality meat thus giving you more profits.