How To Start Pig Farming In Ghana
Smart investors and entrepreneurs in Ghana makes huge money from Pig farming also known as piggery. For the rest of your life,you wouldn’t lack money again if you are into this pig farming. The reason is because Pig meet is in high demand in Ghana and sells very very fast in the market. Another reason is that Pig reproduce in large number and grows very fast.
One pig can give birth to more than 12 piglets at a time, making it one of the most reproducing livestock in the world. The Baby pigs are known as shoat, farrow or piglet. The Male pig is referred to as the boar while female is sows. As a group they are called a herd or drove.
Many Ghanaians are still overlooking this business despite the huge profit because on ignorance of how it works.
While some don’t just get the fact that it is a big business – many who engage in it do it as part time business but if you can fully engage in this business, you are surely going to smile to the bank very soon.
Then, how do you go about setting up your pig farm?
Below are the important guides on How To Start Pig Farming In Ghana
1..Secure A Breeding Ground.
2.Build Standard Pens
3. Buy Healthy Piglets
To ensure you have healthy farm, you need to make sure the piglets you are about to start your farm with are healthy.
You need to Employ 4 – 5 workers if your pigs are up to 100. If you are starting on a smaller scale, you may need lesser number of worker 1 – 2 workers who will be helping you in the cleaning of the pigs and the pens, feeding the pigs and making sure they are well behaved.
5 .Feeding Is Important in Pig Farming
Just like we human being, Pigs eat a wide variety of foods, anything human can eat, they can eat. Like human being as well, they need balanced diet such as fiber, energy, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals to thrive. Feed will take the major chunk of your spending in the farm.
Put all these in place and you are as good as having started your business. There is nothing a good as being in business you are sure of profit; Pig farming is one of such business. All you need to do is to feed and take care of them. Do that proper and watch them multiply in three fold.