Articles in Pigs

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by Shane Brody on April 30, 2021
Pig farming: starting from scratch
by Shane Brody on April 30, 2021
There are several key factors to consider before deciding to farm pigs, whether intensively or free-range, says Shane Brody.... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on April 9, 2021
by Wallace Mukoka on April 9, 2021
Take your time to know if you know a lot about pigs in this Pig quiz. Pigs are mammals with stocky bodies, flat snouts that can move independently of their heads, small eyes, and large ears.... Read full article
by Unknown on April 8, 2021
Reproductive Disorders and Diseases in Pigs
by Unknown on April 8, 2021
The most common infectious causes of reproductive problems in swine are parvovirus, enterovirus, leptospirosis and pseudorabies. Other less common infectious causes of reproductive problems are brucellosis, hog cholera, among others.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 8, 2021
Factors to consider when constructing a Piggery
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 8, 2021
A pigsty can be constructed cheaply by using locally available materials. It needs to be constructed according to climatic conditions and according to the pig production system. T... Read full article
by Patience Chizema on April 8, 2021
Parasitic diseases in piggery
by Patience Chizema on April 8, 2021
Parasites are divided into external and internal parasites. Internal parasites, normally called worms are one of the most serious threats to pig production. There are more than 30 types affecting the intestines of pigs. ... Read full article
by Thandiwe Ncube on April 8, 2021
The importance of water for pig health
by Thandiwe Ncube on April 8, 2021
The article explains just how important water is for raising happy, healthy pigs. Pigs require water to meet their physiological needs.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
DZIDZA KUDYA KWEGURUVE/ PIG FEEDING
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
Good feed is necessary for growth, body maintenance, and the production of meat and milk. You can use locally available feeds that are less expensive but can be nutritionally complete when properly prepared.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
CREEP FEEDING PIGLETS
by Tanaka C. Chaza on April 7, 2021
Creep feeding is essential for the piglet's gut development and growth prior to weaning, preparing it for a smooth weaning and long-term performance. This encourages feed intake, which is one of the greatest challenges to post-weaning performance.... Read full article
by Patience Chizema on April 6, 2021
Benefits of pig production
by Patience Chizema on April 6, 2021
Small and medium-sized livestock like poultry, sheep, goats, and in particular pigs are viable and profitable enterprise that can be easily adopted and adapted by small-scale farmers. ... Read full article
by Wallace Mukoka on March 25, 2021
Care of sow and piglets
by Wallace Mukoka on March 25, 2021
Newborn piglets can die from crushing, bleeding from the navel, anemia, starvation, or disease. At the root of these causes, however, is poor management. ‘Farrow’ originally meant ‘young pig’. The sow’s litter is also called a ‘farrow’... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on March 25, 2021
Pig Management Practice
by Tanaka C. Chaza on March 25, 2021
Pig management is the efficient keeping of pigs as livestock, with the primary focus on pig farming in Zimbabwe.... Read full article
by Tanaka C. Chaza on March 16, 2021
Disease Management in Pigs
by Tanaka C. Chaza on March 16, 2021
Pigs management is the crucial part of pig production. There are many challenges in pigs management. To overcome these challenges a new modern method is being proposed called as pigs management by hormones.... Read full article

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