When done right swine farming may be very productive and may being nice income as well.
Nonetheless 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 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 swine pen which is spacious as well. You should place your swine pen in a flat place that is free from mud that can attract insects.
Your pig pen should be large enough to accommodate your swines and really should be comfortable to your pigs as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire and 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 odours that the swine produce you can put hay plus straws on the ground. You may also design parts in the house where your swine can feed, rest and relieve themselves. A good roofing is needed as well to protect your pigs from extreme weather like heat and rainwater.
After you have built a pig pen you then go ahead in getting the right pig breed for your task. This should be done carefully. Make sure that you buy your swine from a seller who knows what are high quality pigs and what are mediocre breeds.
Once your swine are in their houses all you need 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 once in a while to make sure that bacteria doesn’t grow in the pen. A proper hog will produce quality meat thus bringing you more income.