Tag: Pig

Pig Production – Class Notes 2

Types of Pig businesses Pure-bred operations:– This involves the raising of pure bred swine, whose entire lineage traces back to the foundation stock. It is a highly specialised production type that is guided and controlled by the pure breed association. However the cost of operation is high and it involves a high level of management […]

Pig Production – Class Notes 1

As promised my notes from my pig production class. Please bear in mind that this is not comprehensive. Maybe it will inspire you to do further research or ask me questions… :-).IntroductionPigs are omnivores (can eat anything edible), non-ruminant and monogastric (one stomach compartment). Pigs are kept primarily for : The production of pork; For […]

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