Pigs

Fattening pigs

07.August 2020

In order to assure that the pigs are in a good state of health, it is essential to feed them grain feed as a basis. Selection of these feeds is limited not only by the farmer’s potential, but also the chosen farming method. For example, the rules of ecological farming place emphasis on providing organically grown feed, as well as a diverse range of feed.

Raising Pigs Outdoors

07.August 2020

Pigs were gradually moved from outdoors into enclosed styes, which developed into sophisticated stye capacities utilising technologies not only for automated feeding and water supply systems, but also for controlling the stye environment, in commercial farms. Ecological farming trends have been popular for some time in Europe in relation to demand for healthy products from happy animals, and free-range pig farming is also experiencing a renaissance.

Keeping Pigs

26.April 2020

Man has kept pigs for many centuries. According to some sources, pigs began to be reared, mainly for meat, in the ninth century before Christ, when they were domesticated. Pigs were initially allowed to range free but were gradually placed in sties. How are pigs kept nowadays?