Pig Production

R990.00

This course will teach you how to farm with pigs for profit. It contains information about breeding, nutrition, management of your piggery, diseases and economics.

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SPECIFIC OUTCOMES COVERED IN THIS LEARNER GUIDE:

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1

Identify the different breeds used in commercial pig farming as well as the hybrid breeds which are used in the industry.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2

Understand the importance of all types of breeding systems in modern pig farming.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3

Understand and implement the appropriate nutritional requirements for a pig production system.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4

Ensure the best feeding regimes are implemented and understood to ensure efficient pig production.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5

Understand and implement the correct housing requirements for a modern piggery.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6

Management and feeding of the pig breeding stock, sows and their litters.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7

Feeding and management of the fattening pigs.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 8

Identify and treat pig diseases.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 9

Understand the importance of the economics of pig production to remain competitive.

 

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