Pigs are efficient converters of feed to liveweight. They have a single stomach very similar to our own, so do not cope very well with bulky fibrous feeds, particularly the younger pigs and lactating sows.
Here are a few pointers to get more out of your porkers:
An approximate meal feeding scale
Growing pigs: 25kg
Breeding sows and boars
2.5 – 3.5
2.5 plus 0.5/piglet
That covers the basics, now just a few comments on some commonly used ingredients:
If you have any questions about your pig’s diet or other health issues, please feel free to contact us.