When done right pig farming may be very rewarding and can being nice earnings as well.
Nonetheless it is very important that you know very well what you are doing when beginning reason being you can easily make costly errors. Make sure you get the right information and guidelines that 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 aired pig pen which is spacious as well. You should place your swine pen in a flat place that is free from mud that can being insects.
Your pig pen must be adequate to accommodate your pigs and should be comfortable to your pigs as well. To make it comfortable you may install hog wire and 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 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 floor. You can also design areas in the pen where your swine can feed, sleep and relieve themselves. A nice roofing is necessary as well to protect your swine from extreme weather like heat and rainwater.
After you have built a pig pen you then go ahead in choosing 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 and clean water on daily bases. Also remember to clean the pen every occasionally to ensure that bacteria doesn’t grow in the pen. A proper pig will produce quality meat thus giving you more income.