Information on swine management, raising feeder pigs, pork production, and the hog farming industry.
By Elizabeth Hines, Gino Lorenzoni
Feed grains contaminated by mycotoxins hurt feed quality and are detrimental to production in poultry and swine. Some key mycotoxins can induce differential impacts on poultry and swine production performance.
By Elizabeth Hines, Michael Fournier
Beginners in personal meat production and homesteading may be interested in raising swine.
Livestock production may take many forms and, depending on your facilities, you may be able to combine several enterprises on your farm.
By 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.