When done right pig farming can be very productive and can being good profits as well.
Nonetheless it is very important that you know what you are doing when beginning reason being you may easily make costly mistakes. Make sure you get the right information and guidelines which can be found in this article.
When starting out in 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 must place your pig pen in a flat area that is free from mud that may being insects.
Your pig pen should be large enough to accommodate all of your pigs and really should be comfortable to your swine as well. To make it comfortable you can install hog wire and concrete slabs. The 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 ground. You can even design areas in the pen where your swine can feed, rest 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 swine breed for your project. This needs to be done carefully. Make sure that you purchase your swine from a seller who has found out 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 everyday. Remember 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.