When done right pig farming may be very rewarding and can being good income as well.
But it is very important that you really know what you are doing when beginning reason being 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 pigs 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 area that is free from mud that can being insects.
Your swine pen should be large enough to accommodate your entire swines and really should be comfortable to your pigs 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 plus straws on the ground. You can also design sections in the house where your swine can feed, rest and relieve themselves. A nice roofing is needed as well to protect your pigs from extreme weather like heat and rainfall.
After you have designed a pig pen you then go ahead in choosing the right pig breed for your project. This has to be done carefully. Make sure that you buy your pigs from a seller who has learned 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 plus clean water on daily bases. Remember to clean the pen every every now and then to make sure that bacteria doesn’t develop in the pen. A healthy hog will produce quality meat thus giving you more income.