Information on managing swine, including help from the Veterinary Extension and Applied Research Team, and tips on raising small groups of pigs.
Pennsylvania has over 2,700 independent producers with over 320,000 sows and pigs with the majority of farms having less than 25 animals per farm. More
Any family interested in raising some of their own meat should consider pigs. They grow rapidly and require very little space or management. More
Lynn Kime, Robert E. Mikesell, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
While the trend in the swine industry continues towards larger farms, opportunities remain to make money by raising hogs in a part-time enterprise. More