When done right swine farming may be very rewarding and can being some good income as well.
Nonetheless it is very important that you really know what you are doing when starting out because 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 pig pen in a flat area that is free from mud that may attract insects.
Your swine pen should be adequate to accommodate your entire pigs and really should be comfortable to your swine as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire plus concrete slabs. The fence must 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 floor. You can also design areas in the house where your pigs can feed, rest and relieve themselves. A good roofing is needed as well to protect your swine from extreme weather like heat and rainwater.
After you have designed a pig pen you then go ahead in getting the right pig breed for your project. This needs to 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. You can do this by providing them with food plus clean water on daily bases. Also remember to clean the pen every occasionally to make sure that bacteria doesn’t grow in the pen. A proper hog will produce quality meat thus bringing you more income.