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Pig Liveweight Price Updates

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Inflation and high feed prices continue to put pressure on Pig production in Nigeria.

Thankfully liveweight Prices for Pigs continue to appreciate across all locations in Nigeria.

Here are the price updates for this week

  • Ondo 600 Naira per kg

  • Ota 550 Naira per kg

  • Lagos Abbatoir 450 Naira per kg

  • Okearo 450 Naira per kg

  • Gberigbe 450 Naira per kg

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Swine Vesicular Disease update

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Last we heard about this devastating infection was its presence in multiple farms within Gberibe in Ikorodu, however recently its been tracked to a Farm in Obafemi-Owode local government in Ogun-state.

Farmers are advised to buy animals from safe sources and limit use of waste products in feeding.

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Production Cost of a Weaner Pig

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Wait! Just before you sell that Pig cheaply let’s discuss the cost of producing it. Let me ramble a bit……

In Piggery we have two types of Farmers:

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Swine Vesicular Disease Outbreak Alert

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Despite increased awareness on modern production practices the Nigerian Swine Industry continues to be under threat from diseases due to poor bio security practices.    Read more…

Weaners, Growers, Sows for Sale

I have available some Pigs for sale from my Farm. They include:

  • 120 Growers and Weaners
  • 10 Pregnant Sows
  • Boars

They are all fast growing and highly prolific animals.

Call or WhatsApp me on 08034209301 for more details.

Pork Processing – roast

As a modern Nigerian farmer I have decided not to just farm but to process my farm produce.

In the past years I have been producing Pigs and selling wholesale live animals to middle men from across Nigeria and neighboring countries.
However, long-term strategic thinking coupled with hyperinflation currently affecting the economy have made me rethink my sales approach. Read more…

100 Weaners and 40 about-to-cross wanted urgently

A farm in Ota urgently needs 100 Weaners, 40 Gilts/about-to-cross and 4 Boars.

Price should consider volume of purchase.

If you can meet this order within the next week, call 08034209301 or email:  femu_2001@yahoo.com

Largest Pig farm in the World

Oh yes! Right here in Nigeria, the largest pig farm in the world once existed in the core Muslim Northern city of Kano.

That was when Nigeria was lovey dovey and we all tolerated one another. Read more…

Pig lingua

This post is for the new pig farmers, potential pig farmers and the uninitiated…..

Its important to understand the common terms pig farmers use to describe different categories of pigs and situations.

some of the terms can be interpreted differently by people but this post will give you a big clue Read more…

Reducing losses on the pig farm— Toxin binder

Today I will share an old but powerful idea for reducing losses and increasing profits on the Pig farm.

Many Pig farms have suffered the occasional/sporadic deaths of grown pigs due to presence of harmful toxins in their feed.

Commercial toxin binders help to mitigate this great economic loss but also at a significant financial and processing cost to feeding, hence some might shy away from its usage. So what alternative exists for the cost efficient farmer? Read more…

100 grower pigs wanted

A Farm in Ota, Ogun-state requires 100 male or female growers pigs for immediate purchase.

Price should consider volume of purchase.

If you can meet this order within the next week, call 08034209301 or email:  femu_2001@yahoo.com

Piglet Management; survival and mortality

My last training session was heavily focused on helping a client reverse the negative trend of piglet mortality on his farm. This is a common drawback encountered by pig farmers in Nigeria.

High piglet mortality prevents the farmer from fully enjoying the economic benefits of the piggery business. Read more…

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