Many people are ignorant of the fact that pig farming otherwise known as piggery is a very lucrative business, most Nigerian are oblivious to the way it works, some are blinded by cultural and religious beliefs that considers the consumption of pork as a taboo.
Studies have revealed that Nigeria produces more of beef and poultry products than pork, this means we are one of the smallest pig farming industries in the world today.
How Much Can I Make From Pig Farming?
Just invest in Payfarmer and we will do the farming while you make the money. Move the slider below to see how much you can make for any invesment you put in over a very short period of 9 months.
What is Pig Farming ?
Pig farming is a part of animal husbandry that involves the breeding and raising of pigs for domestic and commercial purposes.
There are different species of pigs that can be reared but the specie to be reared by the farmer will be wholly dependent on its availability and demand in his geographical location.
Below are some breeds of pigs;
- Black pig Poland china pig
- Berkshire pig Chester white pig
- Mulefoot pig Hereford pig
- Yorkshire pig Hamsphire pig
- Tamworth pig Large black pig
Cost of Starting Pig Farming in Nigeria
The cost of raising pigs is relatively low and affordable mainly because pigs have low mortality rates, strong immune system, the cost of their feeds is low and they reproduce in large numbers.
A female pig can birth ten to fifteen piglets at a time. Full time investment in piggery will yield a consistent form of income and employment, all the farmer needs to do rear the kind of breed that can be supplied both locally and internationally.
What Does Your Investment Cover?
- 10 Weaners (8 Gilts, 2 Boar)
- Feed till Maturation
- Renting of pens
- Labour and other farm input
- Return on Capital – 25%
- Contract Period – 9 months
- Insurance cover by Leadway Insurance company
Farm Visits: This can be arranged for Farm Sponsors only. Please call us or send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Farm visit”