what breed of pigs

Discussion in 'Pigs' started by caroline00, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. caroline00

    caroline00 Well-Known Member

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    for quick growing?

    WE bought some pigs (no particular breed) and it took them 8-9 months to get to smallish butchering weight. WE kept one and bred her and her babies just seem to be growing slowly... I think when they are weaned, we will butcher the mom and start over...

    What should we look for but in a modest price range?
     
  2. tyusclan

    tyusclan Well-Known Member

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    What did you feed that last group? There may be nothing wrong with the sow.
     

  3. caroline00

    caroline00 Well-Known Member

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    the sow was part of the last group (our first)

    WE mostly fed corn. I am seeing from my piglet question that we should have been feeding higher protein.