STARTING A PIG FARM

For medium size farm a unit of ten sows and one boar will be enough. For initial lower cost it will be better if started with young piglets.

SELECTION OF BOAR-
1)True to the breed.
2)Masculine appearance.
3)long deep body.
4)strong legs and smooth shoulders.
5)1.5-2 year old.
6)select fertile boar with well developed testes.
7)strong back.
8)Active look.

SELECTION OF SOWS
1)Sow must be from a litter whose litter size and weight at birth and weaning weight is maximum.
2)Have less back fat.
3)Must have well developed udder with twelve teats.
4)Teats of sow must be normal.
5)Sow must have deep body.
6)select the sow that already breed at least once.
7)Must have good mother.

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