Tips On Feeding
Pigs If You Want
Big and Healthy Pigs
Feeding pigs is
challenging and tricky, first and foremost because of the dirty
environment that pigs live in. Even when daily cleaning is done to
maintain a healthy living condition, the pigs seems to accumulate
much waste. One will experience strong smells and muddy banks when
going to their pen. But feeding them is essential, especially for
those who are
breeding pigs for profit.
Healthy pigs will sell better than those who are small for their
age. Also, the fat content of the pig is measured when sold, and
priced accordingly. The thickness of fat that covers the meat of the
pig is dependent on what is being fed to it and in what quantity.
Moreover, there is also a relation of the weight of the pig to the
sows it will give. In feeding pigs, one must know what weight is to
If you want pigs that are big and healthy, feed them with the
appropriate kind of feeds. Sometimes leftover food is also fed to
the pigs. However, if you are one who is dependent on feeds, do not
feed them leftovers because it will ruin their appetite. It is
paramount that when feeding pigs you have to seek the advice of an
expert regarding the amount of food to be given. Also take enough
time to consider which of the feeds the pigs are responding best to.
They may have a preferred food and knowing this will make feeding
Pigs are not hard to feed, and there are a lot of choices of food to
be given to them. However, just like any other pets, they may get
tired of eating the same thing for months or years. Feeding pigs
must include a variation of food that depends on their age. The food
given to a young pig is different to that for an older pig in so
many ways. Bred pigs are also given a special mix of feeds to ensure
that they give many younglings.
Also take care of the leftover of pigs after eating, because they
may eat dirty food when the leftovers are not cleaned. A good
sanitary habit must be adapted for the pigs so that they will not
have harmful foreign bacteria in their system. This might affect the
products to be gotten from them, and since it is your business, you
have to make sure that they give only the best. Therefore, only the
best kind of method in
feeding pigs should be used for them.