The agricultural sector is taking the lead in government attempt to diversify the economy in Nigeria and livestock farming is not left out in ensuring that Nigeria is self-sufficient in meeting the need for animal food consumption. Pig farming is no doubt among the leaders in the animal food production industry. It is the industry that produces food for the populace and of course raw materials for industries.
There are several business opportunities available in the animal food production industry but pig farming stand out, reason is that there is year round ready market for all the produce from pig farm production. Pig farming is of course a thriving and profitable business because of the nutritious value of pig meat (pork) and other by products from pigs.
Pig farming business is the act of rearing piglets or weaners till maturity for commercial purpose.This involves getting the right piglets, vaccines and vaccination and the management of a piggery in Nigeria.
Constructing pig pens, taking care of the farrow and boar and managing the period of gestation are all very essential.
Pig is a native of Eurasian and African continent (yes, our continent)
The juvenile pig (child-pig) is known as piglets.
A normal pig will have a big head with a long snout which is strengthened by a special prenasal bone and by a disk of cartilage at the tip.This snout is what pig use to dig into the soil to find food and is a very acute sense organ.
Pig is very popular as there are around 1 billion pig around the world at any given time.
Pigs are raised primarily for food (e.g. pork, bacon, gammon) and sometimes for their skin.
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