When done right swine farming may be very rewarding and can being good earnings as well.
But it is very important that you know very well what you are doing when beginning because you can easily make costly errors. So make sure you get the right information and guidelines that can be found in this article.
When starting out in pig farming you should first plan on where you want your pigs to call home. For pig housing you must construct a well aired pig pen which is spacious as well. You must place your pig pen in a flat area that is free from mud that may being insects.
Your swine pen should be large enough to accommodate all of your pigs and should be comfortable to your pigs as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire plus concrete slabs. The 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 smells that the pigs produce you can put hay and straws on the floor. You can even design parts in the house where your pigs can feed, rest and relieve themselves. A good roofing is required as well to protect your pigs from extreme weather like heat and rain.
After you have built a pig pen you then go ahead in getting the right pig breed for your project. This should be done carefully. Make sure that you buy 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 plus clean water everyday. Keep in mind to clean the pen every occasionally to make sure that bacteria doesn’t grow in the pen. A proper pig will produce quality meat thus bringing you more income.