When done right pig farming may be very productive and may being nice profits as well.
But it is very important that you know what you are doing when beginning because you can easily make costly mistakes. 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 must construct a well ventilated pig pen which is spacious as well. You should place your swine pen in a flat area that is free from mud that may being insects.
Your swine pen must be adequate to accommodate all of your domestic swine and should be comfortable to your swine as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire plus concrete slabs. The surrounding fence should be buried 6 inches deep in the ground so that 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 swine produce you may put hay and straws on the floor. You may also design parts in the pen where your swine can feed, sleep and relieve themselves. A nice roofing is required 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 choosing the right swine breed for your project. This must be done carefully. Make sure that you purchase 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 need to do is take good care of them. This can be done by providing them with food plus clean water everyday. Remember to clean the pen every occasionally to ensure that bacteria doesn’t grow in the pen. A proper hog will produce quality meat thus giving you more revenue.