Introduction to Pig Keeping

Course content:

  • Registering your smallholding for pigs
  • Preparing for the pigs to arrive (Housing, feed, fencing etc)
  • Choosing your pigs and bringing them home
  • Settling your pigs in
  • Handling
  • Daily routines
  • Possible disease and signs to watch for
  • How best to grow your pigs
  • Getting sows in pig
  • Farrowing and weaning
  • Preparation for slaughter
  • Transport
  • Abattoirs
  • Butchers
  • Annual maintenance

August 15 @ 09:00
9:00 am — 5:00 pm (8h)

Lochview Farm

Dan Sutherland

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