Though I have published several articles on pigs and swine production for existing and begginer pig farmers and I think it is necessary to give a few guidelines that intending pig farmers must have at the back of their mind. Have you looked forward to raising pigs (hogs) for meat?… [Read More]
Do you know that it starting commercial pig farming with an inferior breed is a wrong thing to do and such a step will affect your ROI negatively? Do you know that it is not all breeds of pigs are good for piggery business? The breed(s) you choose for your… [Read More]
What is Pig Farming? Pig production involves the raising and management of pigs mainly for meat (pork). This aspect of livestock farming has gained top recognition in most parts of the world, except in Arabic or Islamic countries due to religious taboo.
Housing which is usually the open-sided type in the intensive system of pig production is more sophisticated and capital intensive. The pig house will generally comprise a concrete or hard floor, adequate shelter, shade and floor space, and adequate feeding and watering facilities for the pigs.
Livestock animals are of great importance to the welfare of men all over the globe. They are raised and kept on for various reasons. An essential purpose of having livestock is food production and supply. The most important reasons why animals are raised or kept are as follows: