Raising Pigs For Profits - 4 Ways to
Make Money If You Enjoy Raising Pigs As Pets
So, you enjoy
raising pigs as pets, but did you know you can also
make money out of them?
Pig raising can be a very lucrative source
of income when your pigs are taken care of in high quality
conditions, using only natural materials for its nutrition, hence
freeing it from diseases harmful not only to the pig but to the
consumers themselves. What are the ways of
rearing pigs for profits?
This article will give you some light on this question..
1. Pig meat - Of course, its meat is its valuable byproduct! You can
just imagine the high demand for meat from all over the world, as it
is a common food for everyone. As a pig farmer, you can make invest
on plumping up your pigs by feeding it with commercially produced
feeds as long as you ensure that the feeds are pesticide-free. Since
pigs aren't choosy animals, household scraps can be also used to
plump them up. Bathing them regularly and making sure no pests will
invade the pigs' bodies will ensure you of higher income once they
2. Fertilizers - Pig manure can be subsequently collected and turned
into an important component of fertilizers. Remember the hay you use
to line up the flooring of your pen? Collect them and let them stand
for around a week, then you can sell it out to another farmer or an
interested member of a fertilizer company. You can make some money
out of your pets' by-products!
3. Auctions - By learning how to properly mate your pigs (if you
have a set of mixed genders), you can let them produce offspring or
mixture of pig breeds and auction these piglets on a farm fair or
annual auctions on your locality. However, make sure that the
piglets are healthy. Feeding them well and providing them vitamins
or supplements will enhance its saleability.
4. Go Organic - In our modern times when people are more conscious
with their health, manufacturers find alternative ways to yield
products that will enable customers to enjoy pig meats with less
effects on their health. Organic pigs are defined as animals that
are tended to using the highest grade of feeds and procedures highly
accepted in the animal welfare. Of course, organic pigs (and meats)
sale higher in the market. You can research more about the policies
that can license you as an organic farmer, and your produces as