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How to to increase the pigs' weight

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1. Pigs convert inedible feed, pasture, certain grain by-products from mills, meat by-products, spoiled feed, and waste into valuable nutritious meat. Most of these feeds are either inedible or not very palatable to humans.

2. Pigs grow fast and have strong reproductive capacity. They can give birth to 10 piglets and 12 piglets at a time. Under optimal management conditions, a sow can produce two litters per year.

3. The return of pig rearing is high. With a small investment in building and equipment, proper feeding, and a sound disease control program the farmer can profitably utilize his time and this subsidiary occupation; the feces of pigs are used as manure to maintain soil fertility.

Steps to start a pig farming business

1. Buy a pig.

It is important that you prepare your purebred stock from a recognized breeder who has quality purebreds Inventory will be of great help to your later advertising and marketing and has immediate credibility.

2. Housing and bonding. For the first 4-6 weeks it is best to keep new pigs away from predators by placing them in a stall or safe quarters, which will also help you keep a close eye on your pig to observe their performance. Wood shaving would be the best choice for pig bedding, and the living environment for pigs should be all-natural and chin pens or dormitories, this will also help you keep an eye on your pig's performance. Wood shavings are the best choice for pig bedding, pigs.

The living environment should be purely natural and chemical-free. At the end of 4-6 weeks, your pig should be ready to be moved to their new home for the next 3 months before ready to market, and the boar can be separated from the gifts to prevent any premature breeding.

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3. Fences and outdoor shelters.

The first 4-6 weeks is a good time to start penning, pigs can be penned in a number of locations in different ways. There are three most popular types of fences for pig farms.

- A hot-wired perimeter fence is the cheapest method, especially for large areas.

- Wire roll fences with metal T-posts and wooden posts are used to support corners and large spans and are slightly more expensive.

-Pig panels with metal T-post supports are the most expensive method, but it is also the easiest to install and almost no maintenance is required.

For outdoor shelters, it's best to use the natural environment for shade and protection. Wooden areas are a good choice, but if you don't have a wooden area, you'll have to build or buy one.

4. Drinking water and feed arrangements for pigs.

Ensure there is an adequate and constant supply of fresh water as pigs require large amounts of fresh, clean water. Starting your pigs off with 18-20% pig feed is a good start. It is best to let the piglets freely choose to drink

feed, but do not feed them more than 20% protein as this can cause diarrhea, which can be dangerous for piglets.

5. Deworming schedule.

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You can inject pigs with ivermectin every 6 months to kill immortal worms and ectoparasites, or you can use some organic repellent products.

6. Breeding.

After about 6 months, your pig should reach 200-250 pounds and is now ready for breeding.

7. Pig pregnancy and farrowing.

A pig's gestation period will last 114 days. It is important to record breeding days so that you will know when the new piglets will arrive. Your sows need to be separated from other pigs and put into their own separate living quarters and feed 18% 12- to 15-pound diet about a month before farrowing.

8. Raise piglets.

Newborn piglets must have a good nursery, and after 8-10 weeks, the piglets should be separated from the sow are weaned to market weight.

When raising pigs, raising pigs is challenging and troublesome work. But for pig farmers, raising pigs is a must can be produced in small amounts and with the right feed and appropriate feed mix to simplify, especially for those raising pigs for profit for people.

1. Pig farmers should know the quality of pigs they want to raise.

How much does it weigh? Because pigs are measured when they are sold, the fat content is determined and the pigs are priced accordingly. cover the fat thickness of pork depends on what is fed and the quantity.

2. To keep pigs in good health, they can be fed appropriate feed. Pig farmers who rely on feed should not feed their pigs leftovers as they can ruin the pig's appetite. When feeding pigs, about feed when raising pigs quantity, it is important to seek expert advice. Also, take enough time to consider what feed your pigs will respond to preferably, this will help make feeding the pigs easier.

3. There are many kinds of feeds to choose from, and it is not difficult to raise pigs.

- Pigs may get bored eating the same feed for a long time. Changes in feed ingredients must be included in pig food depending on the age of the pig. There are many differences between the food of young pigs and the food of old pigs method. Generally, the protein content in feed for 8-week-old piglets should be 17-18%; older pigs should get about 15%.

- Breeding pigs are also given a special feed mix to ensure they can produce many piglets. Offcuts and minced meat are protein-good sources of quality, A soybean oil meal is also a good choice to mix into pig feed for best results.

——Determine what type of grain is used to raise pigs. No matter what type of grain is used, yellow corn should account for 50%. Barley, wheat, and sorghum can also be used, but do not use bird-proof sorghum because their palatability will be reduced low. Also, yellow or white sorghum is better than red sorghum.


-If the pig feed is homemade by the pig farmer, the grains need to be ground (but not too fine) and mixed with the protein source to obtain

Complete meal. If the feed is purchased from the store, buy ground feed for large quantities of pigs and pellets for small quantities of pigs

Feed/Feed Blocks.

4. The leftovers after the pigs have finished eating must be properly handled to prevent the pigs from eating dirty food when the leftovers are not clean. Pigs must be raised to develop good hygiene habits to prevent harmful foreign bacteria from entering their system and thus not affecting their acquisition of the product.

5. Choose a suitable pig feeder, because a suitable feeder can greatly help pig feeding efficiency. Usually, there are several types of pig equipment: automatic cylindrical pig feeders are mainly used for fattening pigs; suitable for powdered and pellet feeds dry and wet pig feed troughs; feed troughs for sows, piglets and fattening pigs.

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