Pig Farming

Pigs can be raised in controlled or free environment, as a small- or large-scale business. But in whatever size, a prospective farmer would need inputs as to how to raise pigs efficiently and in a more productive manner. Read from our guide and learn the basics on choosing piglets, proper nutrition, and ideal housing.

Raising pigs can be pursued as a small-scale operation as source of family meat and supplement income or it can be made into a large-scale operation.

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Pigs may be raised in highly controlled environments (hog lots) indoor, in open spaces or barns as breeding sows or grown and sold for slaughter to butcher shops. Here are the aspects of pig raising that a grower must carefully consider:

Choosing Piglets to Raise

Pig feeders can be obtained from stock breeders, and producers, in auctions and classified ads. Pigs are of different breeds some of them are well suited for specific environments, indoor or outdoor. Crossbred pigs tend to grow faster, consume feed more efficiently and are vigorous.

When buying a feeder, choose the large and healthy looking ones, at least 25 lbs. If you are choosing a male, which is observed to grow slightly faster than females, get one that is already castrated. Male or female, they are preferably immunized. Ask the breeder for health information and stock of the breeder.

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Proper Nutrition for Pigs

Pigs feed on both grains and meat. They can also be fed with cooked table scraps and vegetables. Corn is their most common food, but they could benefit from having a diet with protein from soybeans or cooked meat. Further, they grow faster with vitamins and other supplements. Piglets have higher protein requirements than mature ones. Feeds can be bought packaged and in bulk. Pigs must also have adequate supply of drinking water daily, about two to four gallons. Provide water either through a tub or automatic nipple waterer.

Ideal Housing for Pigs

Pigs need housing to keep them warm during cold temperatures and to shelter them from excessive heat. Pigs are sensitive to heat and could die from heat stress. When housed indoors, temperature conditions must be well regulated. Controlled temperature conditions can help maximize growth. Cooling mechanisms for pigs can come in the form of drip water system or a wallow (for a hog pen).

Pigs can be housed indoors in individual stalls, pens (in groups or batch) or in barns. Even if the pigs are raised outdoors they would need a shelter during cold and hot weathers. The housing should have a space for feeding and bedding.

Pig Farm Sanitation

Sanitation is important to keep the pigs disease-free. A mechanism for easy cleaning and removal of waste is necessary for any type of pig housing. Some use slotted pen floors to make waste collection easy. Hosing a barn and removal of manure daily are recommended. So is keeping the floor dry to reduce odour.

After five to seven months, pigs are likely to reach ideal market weight of more than 200 lbs. They could be sold at livestock auctions or slaughtered for meat.

FAQ

Q. Different breeds of pig for meat?
A. Berkshire, Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace and Pietrain are few of the breeds available in market for farming.

Q. When to sell a pig, what is the best weight?
A. 175 to 260 pounds is the best weight of a pig to sell in the market.

Q. Best breed of pig for meat purpose?
A. Duroc is the best pig breed for meat.

Q. Feed requirements?
A. You can feed them vegetables, high protein grain diet and ground corn. You can feed the pigs once or twice a day for maximum weight gain. Remember water is most important for pig as one third of the pig body is made up of water.

Q. Which is the best breed pig for producing more piglets?
A. More likely Duroc is the best breed pig which produces more piglets..

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669 Comments

  • Kamuli Nelson J.S said on June 9, 2009
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  • Kamuli Nelson J.S said on June 9, 2009
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  • fiona said on June 26, 2009
    This article is very informative. I want to start up a pig farm and have been searching for as much information as possible. Thank you.
  • kyahurwa philip said on July 4, 2009
    Am on initial stages of starting a piggery farm, however I do not have enough capital and experience required to succeed in this business. How can i get assistance from you. Will be gratetiful to hear from you.
  • Gideon said on August 9, 2009
    i want to start pig farming in Kenya..Please help me with a copy of a piggery business plan. And any other information relate to starting a pig farm. i Will be grateful to hear from you.
  • Fredrick . M. Chege said on August 17, 2009
    I want to start pig farming as a smallholder farmer. I need information on construction of pig pens, if you could please send me a plan showing the dimensions and the cost. I intend to start with one breeder sow in the short term. Please assist as I have already sourced for the initial funds required.
  • noma chikosha said on August 23, 2009
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  • Robinah Sekabembe said on August 24, 2009
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  • percy Mosimane said on August 26, 2009
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  • Toni said on August 26, 2009
    Hello, i´m a vet and a trader specialized in pig-production. I´ve worked in Australia, Denmark and Germany. If somebody is interested in any kind of Information about Pig Farming, Vet-stuff, Finance... then just write an email. I am very sorry to say, but it´s not that easy as shown in the article above. Toni
  • Rethabile said on August 26, 2009
    could you please help with
    1.What is the best way of marketing pigs.
    2.when to market.
  • GEORGE MACHARIA MWANGI said on September 10, 2009
    I have access to a piece of land on which i would like to start a pig farming venture, initially on a small commercial scale but with a view to future expansion. kindly advice on a suitable model for a start. my target market would be meat processing companies in Nairobi.
  • nelson kwada said on September 15, 2009
    I would like to be assisted in starting up a piggery business. Could you please furnish me a checklist of equipment and other equally important accessories essential in starting pig farming business.
  • Ranie Mariano said on September 15, 2009
    My family has been into pig farming since my youngest time. Now that i am in right age, i want to venture in this kind of business in my own. can you send me important considerations on how to start this kind of business? thanks.
  • purushottam shrestha said on September 16, 2009
    found your literature interesting and helpful. looking for a business plan and its budget requirement for a small scale pig farming towards western side of NEPAL. with best regards.
  • JAMES MOGI said on September 27, 2009
    I would like to set up a pig farm in Gulu northern Uganda. May you provide me with the construction requirement for the housing and the most suitable breed to keep. What are the other information that you think can be useful for the project. I intend to set up the farm for both breeding and pork.
  • ronald said on October 3, 2009
    i have already started keeping pigs and i would like you to please submit me a copy of potential clients who can buy one or two pigs. thanks
  • Ronny said on October 4, 2009
    hi Ton, i thank you for the Good work u are doing but plz i would want to start a pig farm can you help me that's my email [email protected]
  • Ronny said on October 5, 2009
    i thought some of the people on this website are here to help us, we who would wish to start up a piggery project. please if anyone can help do the needful because we are on this website to be helped thanks.
  • Joseph Lwanga beginner adviser said on October 13, 2009
    I am already into pig farming and I am not complaining. Would like some help in accessing better markets for old and young pigs. Farm in Wakiso. (0756439786)

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  • Joseph Lwanga beginner adviser said on October 13, 2009
    Forgot to inform you that you can access training in pig farming from my farm at a small fee. Call 0756439786. Teams of 20 people can be taken through the training at any given time. Farm in Wakiso Uganda

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  • Peter Chandia said on October 18, 2009
    I would like to set up a pig farm in Arua, West Nile. May you provide me with the construction requirement for simple housing using locally available materials and the most suitable breed to keep. What are the other information that you think can be useful for the project. I intend to set up the farm for both breeding and pork, and eventually get sustainable income .
  • AMUTHA PUTHIARAJ said on October 19, 2009
    I would like to set up a pig farm in vasudevanallur(tamilnadu). what are the steps that i have to take for construction requirement and how can i start this project. please give me the other information for this project.
  • Rochelle Mitchell said on October 21, 2009
    i want to start a pig farm business in the Philippines. Can you provide me the complete details from construction to raising pigs so I can start my business appropriately. Thanks for the help.
  • ISHAYA DAUDA said on October 21, 2009
    I want to start pig business in Nigeria i live in Abuja the nation's capital i need your advice on how to go about it thanks.
  • SSEGGAYI Jude said on October 30, 2009
    I would like to start a piggery project in rural area of my district-Uganda. Right now i am rearing on a small scale, so i would like to expand and what i seek for is financial assistance inform of capital in kind and advise. Thanks in advance.
  • minerva bulacja mrs said on November 2, 2009
    i want to start a piggery project sammar, philippine, i am rearing on small scale. pls can you provide me the complete details from construction to raising pigs so i can start my business appropriately, remark: i have the land + natural water no electricity. thanks for the help.
  • kapil swett said on November 3, 2009
    I want to begin a pig farm in Tura, Meghalaya, India, and intend to market them here and in and around the neighboring district. I own sufficient land with regular water supply. Also if I could combine it with small scale farming, I guess that would be good. Kindly let me know how I must go about it in all aspects from the farm design, constructions, breeds, feed etc. thanks in advance
  • racheal said on November 5, 2009
    i have already started a piggery unit and i would like to know where i can get market and how much a pig goes for at 1 month, 5 months and adulthood. if the prices depend on the weight plz attach weights with corresponding prices.
  • charles kedi said on November 6, 2009
    educate us on the problem of temperature control if one lives up country where there is no electricity and the shelter constructed is just with iron sheets, what should someone do to ensure healthy pigs.
  • Pio Rymond said on November 7, 2009
    i was advised by my friends to setup a pigy farm but i dont know anything about it could u plz tell me the nature of business what are the advantage and disadvantage in this business Also send me the business plan to educate me more in this business
  • sebastian Karanja said on November 13, 2009
    I am a small scale pig farmer in Kiambu. I intend to make my farm one of the most successful and profitable in the region. Kindly send me the most prolific breeds, their source and price{price of an expectant mother)because i want to change this breed as it is retarded in growth and takes so much time to mature. Thanks in advance
  • UGOCHUKWU CHIGEMEZU FORTUNE said on November 14, 2009
    I am a commercial pig farmer in Orlu, Imo state of Nigeria. I really want to expand in my piggery business by introducing a very good breed of pig in my farm. I want a contact of an european company where I will have the opportunity to purchase the breed which will enhance my business, undergo an intensive training on how to handle them. Kindly also send me a comprehensive feasibility studies on piggery. Thank you.
  • Archil said on November 15, 2009
    I am planning on entering into a pig farming business in Georgia and would like to get a business plan for it. If anybody has it or knows where i can get it and tells me I would appreciate it very much. Thank you
  • mwachibua said on November 17, 2009
    Toni, may I have your email address for further communication please. Otherwise, I have the land all I need is the technical know how regarding piggery as a business.
  • Atuhura Hilda said on November 18, 2009
    Hi Toni, you've made a genuine comment. but to me i thought it was that easy. i badly need to start a piggery project and am currently writing my business plan. I hope you can be of great importance to me. what are the basic requirements, challenges and costs involved.
  • Atuhura Hilda said on November 18, 2009
    wel, currently am planing my business location area Hoima Town. its simply where am starting the business from with the hopes of getting market any where in uganda but starting with Hoima and the Albertine region at large. Hoima is located in Uganda East of Africa. Hoima town is where i want to work from (business area). E-mail [email protected]
  • kristian said on November 18, 2009
    I stay in indonesia, i am a chinese, and indonesia is the biggest amount of moslem people country, demand of pork meat is not as much as in abroad. BUT, about pig farm here is few in Java island. anybody can help me to get international joint to set pig farm in east indonesia, bali-lombok-nusa tenggara, maybe? I live in bandung, west java, indonesia. I am a young entrepreneur. i am ready to do this business. business is business, not all about money. make it better environment, food, health and living attitude. PIG farm? why not. [email protected]
  • CANONBALL MAHOLE said on November 21, 2009
    hi there, please i would like to start a pig breeder in a village of kgagodi, botswana. if you can at least help me with information on how to breed pigs and floor plan of a pig house will also help. thanx
  • ramesh sitoula said on November 24, 2009
    i am very happy to read this things. now i am going 2 start my own farm so please i need some advice about pig farming. i am from NEPAL. THANKS
  • Fadhila muhanga said on November 25, 2009
    i want to start business plan or project for pig production location at morogoro municipality please how to construct, it is a 5 yrs project
  • rwesi said on November 30, 2009
    mahalapye, central, Botswana. i want to start pig production and want more information on building structures and pig feeding. whats the estimation of number of pigs to start with.
  • Sochimobim (Sochi) Ayaegbunam said on November 30, 2009
    I intend to start a small scale commercial Pig farming, and would like to undergo a training, since i do not have any experience in this field. Kindly guide me accordingly, my location is Lagos Nigeria
  • Kudzai said on December 1, 2009
    hello i intend to start piggery i have the capital but i do not have any idea on how to do it
  • chriswell mkodzongi said on December 11, 2009
    i want to start a pig farm in mazowe mashonaland central zimbabwe rwere communal
  • George said on December 12, 2009
    Hi. I live in North West Province, RSA. I would like to start a pig farming operation. I already have the land. Please can you help with a basic business plan to start with. I also would like some ideas as to building the pig enclosure structures and shelter. Any other useful information would be appreciated. Many thanks
  • ECONYU STEPHEN said on December 13, 2009
    thanks for the help given to those who have reachieved so far. Am therefore optimistic too. I intend to start my farm in Kaberamaido District rural area
  • Peter kanyara said on December 13, 2009
    Am in kenya at going with a small pig farm of about ten pigs. i have difficulty in feeding the quantity per pig and at different stages. kindly help.
  • Tjibuya said on December 15, 2009
    I would like you to help find information on how to start a pig production farm in maun, botswana. I would like to raise pigs and also have an abattoir and processing unit. If you can, please help me with a typical business proposal for starting a pig farm
  • Peter Wango said on December 15, 2009
    I started a pig farm in Githunguri location, Kiambu district around April this year. I initially had issues with proper feeding and my first sale averaged 57Kgs per beaconer. I have done the second which averaged 72Kgs. The numbers have shot up and my structures are now inadequate. I will hit 200 by February 2010. What i need is someone i can interact with for ideas on the project. I also need insight on how to run the project. I intend to have at least 400 by end of 2010. I would also like to get in touch with Sebastian Karanja above. Kindly assist.
  • Criz Agustin said on December 16, 2009
    I'm about to start my 15 sow level piggery farm, the problem is i don't know how to start, can you please send me a feasibility study and ROI for this matter, thank you
  • Mugo wa Muniu said on December 17, 2009
    I am starting a pig farm in Limuru, Kiambu in Kenya. I have a business plan in place and can share this with those of you that are interested. i will however run practical starting January 2010.
  • Deep gautam said on December 23, 2009
    I would like to set up a pig farm in East part of Nepal. May you provide me with the construction requirement for the housing and the most suitable to keep pig . What are the other information that you think can be useful for the project. I intend to set up the farm for pork.
  • Charles Hakata said on December 23, 2009
    Kudzai and chriswell mkodzongi
    You guys from Zimbabwe .. lets link up and work on this together. I have access to a lot of information. write [email protected] or cell: 263 912 892954. Rgds
  • John Wachira said on January 2, 2010
    Am interested in getting into pig farming as many have said one is assured of making profits. I would really want to understand it and the steps to go through. I intend to try it in Mlolongo area of Athi River in the Eastern Province, Kenya. And as I was browsing on pig farming, i came across startupbizhub and particularly Mugo Muniu(item 63 above) who also has a business plan. Please share it with me as i belief it might clarify many questions. Thanks.
  • Steven said on January 3, 2010
    I want to start up a pig farm and have been searching for information, i came across this article is very informative Thank you. I am a Singaporean I would like to set up a pig farm in Vietnam. Can you guide me on the initial stages of starting a piggery farm, however I do not have experience in this business. I Will be grateful to hear from you. msn: [email protected] or can video call at Skype: [email protected]
  • deep said on January 4, 2010
    I am still waiting for some help. How can I do pig farming? I am very interested to do Pig farming in east part of nepal. If some body really wants to help me please write me some guidelines below In my mail Address I really appreciate. this my contact mail [email protected]
  • t.zulu said on January 5, 2010
    need information on piggery breeding for a beginner and from start to selling. HARARE ZIMBABWE
  • mash said on January 5, 2010
    i am interested in pig farming can somebody help me with the idea of doing business plan plz. am in Maun north west part of Botswana, plz help....
  • Emma said on January 6, 2010
    I am intending to start up a pig business and i have read the information that you have provided above, is it possible for you to provide me with more adequate information like the best breeds to keep. I am based in East Africa. It shall be grateful
  • Victor Teboho said on January 9, 2010
    I live in Maseru - Lesotho. I am intending to start up a pig family business in a small version first, is it possible for you to provide me with more adequate information like the best breeds to keep, food and if special accommodation would be required. Thanks
  • Ogola Pajapian said on January 10, 2010
    I want to startup a piggery and pork sausage processing line please give me the business plan and the price list of the plant and where to get them. Tororo, Kampala, Uganda
  • Tuyinza fred said on January 11, 2010
    I started commercial pig farming one year ago with 5 sows and 1 boar. Now I have 12 sows and 20 boars. What is the ideal and cheapest housing if i intend to expand to a capacity of 100 pigs. I haven't started selling piglets but buyers for piglets are rare in uganda. I wouldn't mind though. Kampala Uganda
  • Nestor Genteroles said on January 11, 2010
    I want to start pig farming but i don't know where to start. i want to read about the business plan in pig farming to give me an adequate information .. i am living in the southern part of the philippines. In our place there are few who engage in pig farming..
  • DOVLO SAMUEL KWAKU said on January 14, 2010
    Can you please, assist me with all the relevant information needed to start pig farming such as pig house, feeding, etc and business plan. SOGAKOPE, SOUTH TONGU DISTRICT, VOLTA REGION, GHANA.
  • Albert K F Chang said on January 15, 2010
    I am from Malaysia and wish to set up a pig farm in Tay Ninh province in Vietnam. It is going to be a small farm with less than 100 pigs at the beginning. I need to know how to acquire suitable land in the area and how to proceed to comply with other legal requirements in order to set up the farm. Can you help me on that ?
  • alfred said on January 15, 2010
    I am interested in starting a small scale pig farming in vietnam, please offer your advice on regulation
  • Musisi Stephen said on January 17, 2010
    I am from Uganda, East Africa i started pig farming four years ago and on my small farm i have only indigenous breeds which i have seen are not good breeds. Can you please, assist me with all relevant information about piggery, like the best breeds to keep for the best profits.
  • Godson said on January 19, 2010
    Hello, thanks for the information. am a Ugandan {wakiso district} with plans to start pig rearing on a large scale. my main target is supply pork to restaurants, hotels and supper market which has to be exceptionally high quality pork. i would like to know how to construct appropriate pens for the pigs and if there are any sources of free piggery business plans which can be used at templates
  • Sinovuyo said on January 19, 2010
    South Africa, the farm is situated in Elliot in the eastern cape. need all the info on starting a pig farm and if can provide me with a sample of piggery business plan. thank you in advance
  • kaddu samuel said on January 25, 2010
    The literature is very informative. I am interested in both breeding, pork and to get sustainable income. It is 3 years since l started piggery project on a small scale farming, I intended to do it as a farming business but the capital limited me to keep it grow. feeds were expensive. I want to succeed in this business. Favor me and send me a sample of piggery business plan. I will be grateful to hear from you. Kaddu Samuel, Iganga- eastern part of Uganda.
  • Chabeli Molatoli said on January 25, 2010
    I would like to start a piggery on a large scale in south africa, so it would be of my utmost pleasure if u could help me out with a Business plan and the available markets that one could access.
  • lennon sigauke said on January 26, 2010
    I would like to start a commercial pig project just outside mutare, manicaland, zimbabwe. i would like info on potential markets, local and export. A business plan would be welcome. want to link up with other pig farmers anywhere in zim
  • sam said on January 27, 2010
    i would like to start a commercial pig project just in kiboga district uganda, please can u give me an updated info on potential markets, locally and export, i'll be much grateful if you can send me a business plan, and want to link up with other pig farmer on large scale in uganda, thankx.
  • raghuveer said on January 29, 2010
    karnataka, gulbarga. sir if i start the business then where i must sell the pigs. please give me some company address who purchase the pig from me. ph=09945041999.
  • Naresh Kumar Joshi said on February 1, 2010
    I wish to start Pig farming as a small business in Jaipur Dist. Rajasthan India. Please mail me information how to do it in detail.
  • patrick mwangi said on February 2, 2010
    I am a small farmer with about 100 pig in different stages and have worked with the main breeder in kenya near nairobi for 18 years. and can be of great help to mr john wachira article no 66. contact me office +254208007144.
  • Oliver Katsaura said on February 2, 2010
    I am planning to have a small business in pig farming. I have no idea on piggery but determined to learn and go. I need information from pens building to breeding up to selling. Oliver Katsaura, Zimbabwe, Chegutu.
  • clive Ndisha Phophi aka venda boy said on February 2, 2010
    Hi, I STAY IN SOUTH AFRICA AT THOHOYANDOU (VENDA) I have already started with one duroc baor, 2landrase sows and 2 white large, by mid year i'm expecting more than 40 hogs. I'm running short of land and how to build pens and how many must be kept in one pen and for how long, plz send me these information. FARMING IS MY HOBBY.
  • hari sandu said on February 4, 2010
    I wanna start piggery here in kharagpur a town in west bengal in India. tell me where can I buy and where I can sell them off when they get big... & let me know the details of starting a business how much sq area of land required and all the basics needs...
  • patrice said on February 4, 2010
    We have been asked to help a local Timorese set a pig farm in East Timor. Any advice or information would be helpful..apart from don't do it!
  • Washington Timuri said on February 5, 2010
    I am planning to have a small business in pig farming. I have Little idea on piggery but determined to learn and go. I need information from where(Place) to buy the pigs and breeding up to selling. Washington Timuri, Zimbabwe, Chegutu Mhondoro, Mubaira .
  • Nelehh said on February 5, 2010
    Have just completed building my pig sty and going to purchase piglets / pigs. Am green and would like all the necessary help with how to go about rearing pigs.
  • RAJESH said on February 7, 2010
    SIR, I WANT TO START PIG FARMING BUSINESS AT SMALL SCALE AROUND JALANDHAR, PUNJAB. PL GIVE THE NECESSARY INFORMATION ABOUT ALL THIS. WITH THANKS, RAJES, JALANDHAR, PUNJAB
  • Angeline said on February 9, 2010
    I would like to start a Pig Farming business in South Africa. A Template of a Pig Farm Business Plan I would also appreciate Exp: Delmas, Gauteng, South Africa
  • sam ngugi said on February 11, 2010
    pig farming around kikuyu area and would like to be more informed on this area
  • dumba emmanuel said on February 12, 2010
    thanks very much for the job you people are doing it's so wonderful. i would like to start up a pig farm project, but i wanted to know every detail that concerns the pigs. that includes all the costs needed for that project and all that is needed to be put in place in order to have pig keeping. thank you hope to hear from you soon.
  • Alice Kimani said on February 12, 2010
    i want to start a pig farming business in rural area of nairobi. i have already build the shed and i would like to know the best breed, whether to buy piglets or to buy expectant pigs please help. From Ruai Nairobi in Kenya
  • bhupal said on February 14, 2010
    dear, if you have any more ideas for pig farming plz send in my E-Mail Id [email protected]
  • elamu samuel said on February 15, 2010
    i am in soroti uganda, so can i start piggery in the village since there is enough land there, how much can i spend on purchase of piglets & what is the best breed for me, give me more information on piggery. give me someones experience
  • charlotte said on February 16, 2010
    how possible is it to manage pig raring when not on site but through a supervisor
  • Rhodrick Ndawala said on February 17, 2010
    I am from Malawi. I have enjoyed reading your newsletter. I am very much interested in opening up a pig farming business. I would like to have information on suitable structures for rearing different groups of pigs, size of pen structure for 10 small/ big pigs, cost effective feed(type), ideal management practices for different groups of pigs and all relevant information for the smooth running of the business. Regards, Rhodrick
  • Cris Ponce said on February 20, 2010
    Hi I am Cris from Davao City Philippines. I just need an advice on how to succeed in piggery business. I am interested first in backyard piggery start of 2 sow or maybe more depending on the location. I also want to know on how to minimize the odor of pig manure in a natural way. What are the preparations i need in order to start this business? Hope you will help me on this matter. I really interested to venture in this kind business. Thank you
  • ramil veyra said on February 20, 2010
    how to start the pig farm. would want your kind advise on the best pig farm on, thanks.
  • k.g.senthil said on February 22, 2010
    hi i read your article about pig farming i would like to startup a pig farming my place i would like to know the full details, that is about how much space, total amount of money, feeding, & can have some address of pig farms in Tamilnadu, SOUTHINDIA, i am residing at sathyamangalam, ErodeDistrict, TAMILNADU STATE, SOUTHINDIA, INDIA.
  • Churchill said on February 23, 2010
    Hello, Please help me with a business plan for a commercial piggery unit. Masindi, Uganda. Kind Reagrds.
  • BONIFACE KAMWENDO said on February 24, 2010
    Am a Malawian living in Lilongwe. I have a land near the old airport. I would like to have contacts with people who are in semi intensive pig farming within Lilongwe or Blantyre. The people should be willing to help those who are aspiring to venture in this type of farming. If possible contact me on the following numbers:+265999567074/+265888567074. I will be glad to interact with you. BK
  • muikia charles said on February 25, 2010
    am actually concerned not with pig farming but the waste from the pigs. pig droppings are the best raw materials for making biogas(than cowdung). kensol energy ltd in conjuction with shengndong company(china)have several systems to generate biogas using pigs droppings. any interested pig farmer can contact the office([email protected])or [email protected]:+254 723 159 259. thank you.
  • muikia charles said on February 25, 2010
    am writing this article in reference to article 102(SAM NGUGI). WILL U PLEASE GET ME INTO CONTACT WITH THESE PIG FARMERS IN KIKUYU PLEASE. CALL/SMS TO:0723 159 259
  • Judith Namulondo said on February 26, 2010
    Thanks for the wonderful knowledge! Have already started the piggery business on small scale, but i need more on the quantity of feeds each pig can consume in terms of weight in the day. Where to get the best good prices? And a business plan. From Kampala, Wakiso district, Uganda.
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