Pig Farming and Processing In Abia State
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Here is what your investment covers
- Renting the plots of land on your behalf.
- Insurance to cover the farms throughout the farming cycle.
- Farm inputs including high-quality piglets, medication and farm tools.
- Farmers labour to work on the farm.
- Logistics to get the pigs from farm to market.
- 15% reward at the end of 8 months farming circle.
- Your invested funds are backed by real landed equity.
Details On Pig Farming
The Large White pig is a breed of domestic pig originating in Yorkshire. It is also known as the Yorkshire pig and the English Large White pig. It is one of the most popular and most numerous of all pig breeds, and widely used in crossbreeding for intensive pig farming system around the world. As the name suggests, the breed is truly big in size and pure white in colouration. The Large White pig breed was one of the original founder breeds of the National Pig Breeder’s Association and the breed was first recognized in 1868. Currently, Large Whitesbreed is very popular and mostly raised commercial pig breed around the world.
Large White Pig Characteristics
As the name suggests, the Large White pig is large in size and of pure white colouration. It has white or pink skin, dished face and erect ears of pink colour. The breed is easily distinguished by its large size, picturesque bearing, erect ears and a dished face. It has excellent conformation with good hams. It is huge in size and coarse boned but is quite sound in feet and legs. Their length of legs and extra height help them to remain active and they have long useful lives in the breeding pen.
Average live body weight of the mature boars is between 350-380 kg. And average live body weight of the mature sows usually vary from 260-300 kg. Photo and info from Wikipedia.
The Large White pig is a rugged and very active and hardy breed. It can withstand variations in climate and do well in other environmental factors. These animals have been known for decades as a favourite market animal where high-quality bacon and pork are sought. The sows are known for having excellent maternal instincts, large litters and also for heavy milk production. When the breed was developed, it was actually developed as an active and outdoor breed which was good for extensive pig farming system. The animals are also very good for crossbreeding. And their ability to cross with and improve other breeds has given them a leading role in commercial pig farming system and breeding pyramids around the world. However, review full breed profile of the Large White pig in the chart below.