Feeding is the most important part of commercial pig farming in India. Growth, production and animal health depends on feeding high quality and nutritious feed. Select most economical ingredients for preparing feed. The basic ingredients of pig feed are oat, grains, maize, wheat, rice, sorghum and other millets. Pig should be fed 18% crude protein. Farmers should not feed pig table scraps and garbage. For this farmers may be fall in danger. To farming, the pig should give the lettuce and other vegetables, but meat products are not appropriate.
If the farmers give meat products the pig will put on too much fat and it will decrease the profit. Pig should feed 10-15 pounds of feed a day when it will 130 pounds heavier. To make a pig in a perfect weight, farmers should feed ½ cup of corn oil 2 times each day mixed with 1 egg 2 times each day and ½ cup of milk re placer powder twice a day,1 table spoon corn oil is also necessary. Proper and sufficient feeding brings success in pig farming.
The Large White, also known as the English Large White, is a breed of domestic pig originating in Yorkshire, hence also known as the Yorkshire pig. First recognized in 1868, the breed is the progenitor of the American Yorkshire in North America.The Large White is one of the most numerous of all pig breeds, widely used in crossbreeding for intensive pig farming around the world. The high health status of Australian farms means that access of people and animals on to pig farms must be restricted to ensure that animals are kept healthy. These restrictions are known as "biosecurity" precautions. Young female pigs are called gilts. A gilt is usually eight months old before she is mature enough for breeding. They are normally housed in groups of three to 25 pigs per pen in the breeding area.
- Roots 39%
- Fleshy fruits 21%
- Green parts of plants 17%
- Forest fruits (mostly nuts) 7%
- Corn (stolen from fields) 7%
- Humus (soil) 6%
- Animal matter (earthworms) 1%
- Mushrooms 1%