Inbreeding and it’s Effect in Pig Farming

Inbreeding and it's Effect in Pig Farming

Farmers today let’s share about inbreeding, one of the commonest vices in pig farming. Meaning of Inbreeding: This is the mating animals of the same breed that are closely related. This usually happens to farmers when starting up farms , they have tendencies of buying pigs in pairs not putting it in mind if this pair could be closely related. The other farmers tend to chose good looking males from a given given furrow and push it to becoming the king of the farm and this bore ends up mating…

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NEONATAL PIG DIARRHOEA – Introduction, Clinical Signs, Prevention/Treatment

Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in neonatal pigs. Diarrhoeal disease in neonates is often sudden in onset and causes a rapid decline in clinical condition as the pig becomes dehydrated and develops systemic infections. Thus prevention, early identification and immediate initiation of supportive care and treatment in neonatal diarrhoea cases are critical. Hence, the understanding of the basic aspects of neonatal diarrhoea in pigs which include clinical signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis and control strategies would be highly advantageous for every pig farm owners and associates.…

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Pig Farming Step-by-Step Beginners Guide

  Pigs are omnivore’s animal, which means that they consume both plants and animals. In the wild, they are foraging animals, primarily eating leaves, grasses, roots, fruits and flowers. In confinement pigs are fed mostly corn and soybean meal with a mixture of vitamins and minerals added to the diet.       They are reared for meat and production of some snacks, the baby pigs are called piglets. Pig rearing is one of the lucrative businesses in agriculture under livestock husbandry because pigs give birth to piglet’s at large…

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Business Opportunities in Pig Farming Around the World

Introducing “Agric4Profit Pig Farm Set-Up"

What Is Pig Farming?  Pig farming, is a branch of animal husbandry which is referred to as the process of breeding and raising domestic pigs for personal or commercial purposes. Pigs are largely originated from Africa and they belong to the genus “Sus” meanwhile the domestic pigs raised are descendants of their ancestors. Business Opportunities in Pig Farming Around the World 1). Food Production: There is an extremely high consumption of pork meat and other pig related products around the world. Due to this excessive consumption and demand for pig products, it makes…

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