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Techniques for Raising Healthy Pigs – Less Disease – High Productivity

Piglets after weaning their mother’s milk start an independent life. So where is Pig farming techniques children so that they grow healthy and grow disease-free. Here are a few experiences that we want to bring to you.

  1. Pig breeding technique

Currently on the market there are many types of pig breeds for people to choose from: super lean pigs, purebred pigs, crossbred pigs… However, experts recommend that we choose pigs with a high lean percentage. form, choose the ones with long body, slim belly, big butt. Avoid choosing dwarf pigs, saggy belly, short people.

Choosing a breed of pig needs to be based on many factors
Choosing a breed of pig needs to be based on many factors
  1. Farming techniques

The barn for raising pigs should have a high ground position that is not flooded to ensure drainage and waste drainage. The barn area should be far away from residential areas and ensure that there is a water source nearby to flush the pigs regularly.

  1. Technology of raising pigs for meat

Normally, people often divide the technique of raising pigs for meat into 2 stages:

  • Period 70 to 130 days old: at this stage, pigs usually weigh from 23 to 60 kg and people need to adjust their diets to ensure 17 – 18% crude protein, providing from 3100 to 3300Kcal.
  • Stage 131 to 165 days old: at this stage, pigs will gain weight from 61 to 105kg and the diet needs to be adjusted from 14 to 16% Crude Protein, providing from 3000 to 3100Kcal.
The amount of feed provided to pigs should be based on each stage of their development
The amount of feed provided to pigs should be based on each stage of their development

In particular, in both stages of livestock production, farmers need to balance the amino acid composition and long-chain unsaturated fatty acids. This technique of raising pigs for meat is most suitable for high-level, medium-sized and large-scale breeding models.

  1. Notes on pig feed

  • Feed pigs with concentrate first, raw food for later
  • Feed pigs according to standards, do not overfeed
  • Divide the ration into several meals for pigs to eat neatly and just enough each day.
  • Practice the habit of eating at the right time for pigs to improve the ability of the digestive system to absorb nutrients.
  • Do not dilute food more than 1: 1 . ratio
  • Ensure adequate drinking water supply for pigs
  • Avoid sudden changes in the pig’s diet
  • Regularly monitor the feeding status of pigs to detect problems early to overcome
  1. Disease prevention in pig farming

For livestock production in general and pig production in particular, disease prevention techniques cannot be ignored because disease is the biggest risk that can cause damage to the whole herd of thousands of pigs.

Pig farmers need to regularly check to detect and promptly treat diseases for pigs
Pig farmers need to regularly check to detect and promptly treat diseases for pigs

It is necessary to vaccinate pigs after birth about 8-10 weeks with the vaccines recommended by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. In the next 15-20 days, it is recommended that people get vaccinated again. Diseases related to the digestive tract, helminths can use some drugs: Dipterex, Tetramysone or Levamysone …

Above are the techniques of raising pigs for meat to help people boldly expand their scale to improve economic efficiency. Happy successful people!

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaneyhttps://agrisearch.net
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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