This training manual is intended to serve as a guide for trainers to provide the necessary and relevant training methodologies and techniques to improve the financial literacy of the beneficiaries in the goat and pork value chains.
Author: Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme (ZAGP)
The Farmer's Handbook on Pig Production is a concise and comprehensive guide designed to empower farmers in the field of pig production. This valuable resource equips farmers with essential knowledge, practical tips, and expert insights to optimize their pig farming operations.
From breeding and nutrition to health management and market strategies, this handbook serves as a trusted companion for farmers seeking to enhance their productivity, profitability, and sustainability in the pig farming industry.
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
In piggery farming, farmers provide suitable housing and nutrition for
the pigs, ensuring they have access to clean water, nutritious feed, and
proper sanitation. They also implement proper waste management systems
to maintain hygiene and prevent the spread of diseases. Additionally,
farmers closely monitor the pigs' health, manage breeding programs, and
implement efficient growth and production strategies to maximize
productivity and profitability.
Author: Department of Animal Husbandry and Livestock Veterinary Services, Sikkim
The deep litter system is a housing method used in pig farming where a
thick layer of bedding material, such as straw, sawdust, or wood
shavings, is spread on the floor of the pig pens. This system allows the
pigs to live on the bedding material, which serves multiple purposes.
Author : Africa Innovations Institute , Kampala, Kampala, Uganda