How to Start Modern Pig Farming in Africa

Introduction Starting a pig farm or piggery is a good decision you’ve made or you’re about to make. No doubt, pig farming is a profitable...

Sample Feed Formulae for Pigs

The following are sample feed formulae to prepare the feed for pigs at various production stages.Also Read: Nutritional Requirements of PigAlso Read: How to select the...

Nutritional Requirements of Pig

Nutrition is a very important aspect of livestock production or farming because it determines the feed that animals need to eat, influences the important...

Large White Pig: Facts & Characteristics

Large White pig is an exotic breed of pig that has its origin in Yorkshire in England. It is also called English Large White...

List of Various Breeds of Pig/Swine

There are numerous breeds of pig across the globe. Some have been documented while some have not. Below is a list of pig breeds...
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Elements of a Good Pig House (Infographics)

There are some important things a farmer needs to put into consideration before establishing a pig farm. One of these is housing. When a...

How to select the best pigs for breeding purpose

The pig farmer, no matter how good, cannot do better than the animal’s genetic potential for production. Improvements in productive parameters can thus be...

4 Vital Tips For Beginner Small-Scale Pig Farmers

Though I have published some articles on pigs and swine production, I still believe it is necessary to give few guidelines that intending pig...
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4 Exotic Pig Breeds Recommended for Commercial Pig Farming

Do you know that it starting a commercial pig farm with a poor breed is a wrong thing to do and would affect your...
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How To Reduce Feed Costs In Pig Production

One important thing that a reasonable and profit-minded farmer must do is finding means of reducing production cost to increase profit. In livestock farming,...

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