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  1. Pig Feed Recipe Mineral/Salt Question

    Pigs
    Hello all, I have come up with an affordable swine feed mix for our 3 Duroc/Berkshire feeder pigs, and the nutrient calculations seem ok to me without a premix. It is a sorghum, oats, wheat, sunflower meal, rice protein, and cracked peas mix. They also get some table scraps but don't have...
  2. Deposits for feeders

    Pigs
    So some friends have expressed interest in purchasing feeder hogs from me next year. I would raise and feed out, take to butcher. They pay butcher fees. My question is if any of you guys take deposits, and how much you usually take. Also, how do you determine the final price of the hog...
  3. Best Meat Quality?

    Pigs
    I just wanted to get some opinions from those who know. I am wanting just a couple feeders for my family and some close friends. I would like a darker/more red meat with good marbling. Also, the more bacon the better (that goes without saying I am sure). What breeds should I be on the look out...
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