When done right swine farming may be very productive and can being good income as well.
But it is very important that you know 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 swines to call home. For pig housing you should construct a well ventilated pig pen which is spacious as well. You should place your swine pen in a flat place that is free from mud that may being insects.
Your swine pen should be adequate to accommodate your entire pigs and should be comfortable to your pigs as well. To make it comfortable you may install hog wire and 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 odors that the swine produce you may 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 rain.
After you have built a pig pen you then go ahead in getting the right pig breed for your task. This needs to be done carefully. Make sure that you purchase your swine 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. You can do this by providing them with food and clean water on daily bases. 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 giving you more revenue.