Inbreeding, Importance 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

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Swine Diseases and their Prevention Measures

Once swine diseases affects a pig herd the impact on the economics of pig production in terms of the cost

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Uses of Pig Meat and Pig Marketing

Pig meats are marketed in the form of: Fresh meat – This is the most important product in the tropics

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Swine Processing and Marketing

Swine processing also known as pig processing starts by transporting them to the slaughterhouse. The method, by which they are

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Guide to Proper Management of Growing and Finishing Pigs

By the 8-9 weeks of age, the growing pig is over the stress of weaning, and its digestive system will

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Guide to Proper Management of Weaners

Weaning is the separation of young piglets also called weaners from their mothers with the aim of stopping them from

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Guide to Proper Management of Piglets

The piglet is born with very limited supplies of energy. This is further complicated by the stresses of the birth

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Pigs Breeding Cycle and Recommended Practices

Regarding pigs breeding, pigs like other animals will mate only when the female is in heat or during the oestrus

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Proper Management of Pig Breeding Stocks, Piglets, Weaners, Growing, and Finishing Pigs

Good management of pigs on the farm is essential for the profitability of the herd. The farmer must work hard

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Nutrient Requirement of Pigs and Swine Feeding Methods

The nutrient requirement of pigs and the different swine feeding methods along with the anti-nutritional factors include the following; 1.

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Principles of Feeding Pigs and Feed Resources

Nutrition and feeding management are very important aspects of swine production. Therefore it is extremely important that swine producers have

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Pig Housing Design and Requirements

Pigs do better when housed, and their buildings should be of concrete or stones due to their rooting nature. Pigs’

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Pig Production Systems (System of Pig Production)

The system of pig production is diverse there is the traditional method of rearing in large parts of the tropics

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General Introduction to Pig Management

The origin of the pig is difficult to understand, it is possible that it is mainly derived from the European

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Pig Diseases and Control/Prevention Methods

Once disease affects a pig herd the impact on the economics of pig production in terms of the cost of

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Pig Housing: General Considerations and Design

Pig production is one of the most profitable livestock enterprises to engage in where environmental condition, feed resource and attitude

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Pig Behaviour and the Effect of Climate

Pigs are not solitary animals and will generally benefit from social contact with each other, even if only by sight

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