When done right pig farming can be very rewarding and can being nice earnings as well.
However it is very important that you know what you are doing when starting out because 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 swines to call home. For pig housing you must construct a well aired swine pen which is spacious as well. You must place your swine pen in a flat place that is free from mud that can attract insects.
Your swine pen must be adequate to accommodate all your swines and should be comfortable to your pigs as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire plus concrete slabs. The surrounding fence must be buried 6 inches deep in the ground so 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 swine produce you may put hay plus straws on the floor. You may also design sections in the pen where your pigs can feed, rest and relieve themselves. A nice roofing is needed as well to protect your swine from extreme weather like heat and rain.
After you have designed a pig pen you then go ahead in getting the right swine breed for your task. 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 swine are in their houses all you have to do is take good care of them. This can be done by providing them with food and clean water everyday. Keep in mind to clean the pen every once in a while to make sure that bacteria doesn’t grow in the pen. A healthy pig will produce quality meat thus giving you more income.