Make Transport Easy By Training Pigs to Self Load
Make Transport Easy By Training Pigs to Self Load
Teeth: The Tool for Aging Pigs
Teeth: The Tool for Aging Pigs
At what age to prefer to purchase pigs? Whether you prefer young piglets or animals near to butchering age, it is key to know the age of the animals you buy. In most cases, a reputable seller will provide you with accurat ...
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A Pig
A Pig's Eye View
If you watch a pig for a long enough amount of time, you will notice certain behaviors that are common amongst the species. This could be ways in which they conduct themselves, such as types of movement or the way they ap ...
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A Pig in Curls: The Mangalitsa
A Pig in Curls: The Mangalitsa
Pigs come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. From teeny tiny teacup pigs to massive monster pigs, to say there is variation amongst the species is to hit the nail on the head. Pigs come in different colors as well, and som ...
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Save Money on Pig Feed By Sourcing Local Food Scraps
Save Money on Pig Feed By Sourcing Local Food Scraps
Feeding pigs can be an expensive endeavor depending on the amount of property you have at your disposal. If you have a farm situated on a large piece of acreage with pasture potential, turning pigs out on that pasture can ...
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5 Interesting Facts About Pigs
5 Interesting Facts About Pigs
Pigs, as we know, are interesting, marvelous creatures. Often underestimated and unappreciated, the pig has some rather intriguing traits that are sadly not always common knowledge. There are plenty of fascinating things ...
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Ear Notching for Identification
Ear Notching for Identification
Being able to identify animals that look the same or similar can be a difficult task to say the least. A good example of animals tough to tell apart from one another are piglets. Further complicating matters is the moveme ...
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Templeton Rye: Feeding Pigs to Taste Like Whiskey
Templeton Rye: Feeding Pigs to Taste Like Whiskey
In recent years, a push for organic fruits, vegetables, and meats has become a movement. As people not only realized the health benefits of avoiding things such as genetically modified foods but also noticed the excellent ...
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Maintaining Reproductive Soundness
Maintaining Reproductive Soundness
When the goal is reproductive success, it is essential to give the necessary support care to create a healthy breeding animal. In order to provide such care, there are several avenues that should be pursued as well as car ...
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Selecting Breeding Stock
Selecting Breeding Stock
The backbone of any successful breeding operation is the animals used in it. This means having and using well-bred stock that is correct in conformation and other desirable traits. While conformation is important in orde ...
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Cutting Needle Teeth
Cutting Needle Teeth
Piglets are born with a set of eight surprisingly sharp teeth. So sharp are these teeth that they are referred to as 'needle teeth.' After birth, these teeth are often clipped due to the hazards they prevent if left intac ...
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