Agricultural enterprises, especially hog raising, is one of the most profitable industry in the Philippines. Because of its steady and profitable income, even average Filipinos tend to venture this enterprise. More individuals are relying with the return of investment from piggery business. With that, it is just right to start establishing this challenging business. These tips and tricks will lead you to sure success!
Budget and Location
Before anything else, your budget should be considered first. Estimate the cost of housing, feeds and other possible expenses such as medication just in case hog disease is encountered by your hogs.
Right location should also be considered. A location that’s more likely 25-meter away from the neighborhood.
Selection of Pigs
The initial pigs you’ll choose will determine your whole hog raising venture. Define the kind of piggery you want to venture; hog selling or hog breeding.
In case you prefer hog selling, 12-20 kilos of piglets can be sold for P1, 600-P2, 000. If you opt for hog breeding, P12, 000 will be your initial expenses and your profit will materialize after six months.
Cleanliness is always attached to hog raisers. Even in piggeries where you can’t seem to control the dirt produced every single day, sanitation and cleanliness should always be considered. Most hog raisers receive complaints from other people surrounding the premises because of bad smell. But if you’ll maintain the cleanliness of your cage all the time, smell will be minimized.
Just like any other business, you need a lot of determination, hard work and patience when venturing piggery business. Hence, all of those initial investments will materialize after a certain time.
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