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Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 4:06pm On Dec 03, 2017
Every livestock farmer would believe that, one of the most challenging aspect of being a livestock farmer is reducing the cost of feeding the stocks in order to maximize the profit. This has not left the pig farmer out as feeding takes up to 60-70% of the overall production cost of raising a pig to the slaughter size. With the rise in the cost of feed materials in the nation everytime, this is given farmers more headache on how to find alternative cheap feed materials to feed their stocks which would ultimately cut production cost and as well not altering the daily nutritional requirements of the stock.
Finding a cheap alternative feed material which would still supply the daily nutritional benefits supplied by the major ingredients it was substituted with is never easy, most of these alternative feed materials are usually of low nutritional benefits compared to the major feed materials. Substituting maize for cassava peels in feed diet can not completely give the energy maize is expected to give, or substituting PKC for soybean meal will not supply the necessary protein needed for rapid growth, this is why farmers are sometimes left with no choice than to stick with the expensive feed materials rather than jeopardize the health of their stocks and There comes a thing of joy to all pig farmers as it is very possible for us to grow our own feed in the farm with little labour. Hydroponic fodder is what I'm talking about, growing your own fodder has lots of advantage.
Growing your own fodder only takes 6 days or less to grow.
Hydroponic fodder supplies your animal with lots of nutrients.
It is very palatable to animals.
It reduces your cost of feeding by more than 40%, just 1kg of sorghum seeds could give you up to 6kg of fodder after 6 days.
Growing fodder is completely easy once the procedure of growing it is well followed.
Fodder can act as a complete feed and not suppliment .
It is highly digestible to pigs, has a lot of protein which helps pigs, most especially the weaners to grow faster.
Growing hydroponic fodder does not require large space as a housing of about 3m by 4m is enough to grow fodder that will feed more than 20 adult pigs daily.
Water used for growing one fodder can be recycled to grow more fodder.
Local materials can be sourced for to grow the fodder which can be available in the farm.
You can do more research on how to grow your fodder or contact me @+2348060424589 to get the basic knowledge on how to easily grow your fodder and the dos and don'ts of growing a fodder to save you a lot of bucks on feeds.the returns.

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Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by bruzjay: 11:45pm On May 11, 2018
How much is the seed
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 6:50am On May 17, 2018
Learn How To Compound Your Own Feed With Hydroponics Fodder And Also Your Own Probiotics To Ferment Your Feed. You Can Call Or Whatsapp +2348060424589.
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by iff74: 4:55pm On May 17, 2018
how can one get the trays or can a wooden bed be used
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by iff74: 4:57pm On May 17, 2018
can a wooden bed be used to grow seeds for hydroponic feed
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 9:48am On May 19, 2018
iff74:
can a wooden bed be used to grow seeds for hydroponic feed
Don't Use Wood Wood, Fungi Will Start Growing Later But You Can Use Bamboo In Place Of Aluminium And Plastic Trays
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 7:16pm On May 31, 2018
For an improved and reduced cost feed formulation guide for your pigs, consult @ Sholape +2348060424589.
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 2:31pm On Jun 18, 2018
learn how to ferment your pig feeds with home made probiotics to get the best out of the feed and reduce cost on feeding your pigs.
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by BoluwGoldenFarm(m): 4:15pm On Jun 29, 2018
Using sorghum seeds for fodder how long does it take the pigs to gain 100kg from weaner age
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 9:41am On Jul 15, 2018
BoluwGoldenFarm:
Using sorghum seeds for fodder how long does it take the pigs to gain 100kg from weaner age

It depends on the type of breeds you have and also the other feed components you used with the fodder.
Ideally, with good breeds and good feeds with fodder, 100kg is achievable in 5-6 months.
Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 9:45am On Jul 15, 2018
fermenting your feeds for pigs would help in reducing cost of feeding and ultimately enhance the FCR of your pigs as most nutrients would be made available for them for easier digestion.

Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 9:48am On Jul 15, 2018
feeds to be fermented

Re: Reduce Your Pigs Cost Of Feeding By More Than 40% With This. by Lapeywilliams(m): 9:04am On May 01, 2019
You can contact to get more information and training on how to produce silage for your pigs

Silage is the fermentation of fodder under anaerobic condition. Silage is another method smart farmers use in reducing cost of production in piggery. Silage making brings a lot of advantage to farmers as this can be stored for a very long time and use whenever it is been wanted to be use.

Potato leaves , Cassava leaves
Alfalfa are some of the fodder one can used in producing silage for pigs.

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