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Considering getting a couple pigs

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Pigs' started by rbruno, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. Nov 27, 2017
    rbruno

    rbruno Just born

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    I will, but I think I am probably at least a year away. Need to keep researching and build another structure to house the pigs. My "honey do" list has several things in front of the pig pen. :) Next is to research different options for pig pens/barns.
     
  2. Nov 28, 2017
    misfitmorgan

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    i think whether they get along or not really depends on the horse/s and pig/s.
     
  3. Nov 29, 2017
    arthurrap

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    I raise a piglet to 200 to 250 pounds every winter with good results for a homestead farmer. The piglet is put into a square pallet structure with a partial pallet roof covered with a tarp. The floor is 2x6 lumber to keep piglets from digging out. They are fed in the morning before other livestock and if there food disappears the piglet will get a second serving. Late in the day will be a second feeding. Very simple with good success rate.
     
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