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#3156179 - 02/08/13 12:12 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: TN RDG RNR]
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Now would be a good time to get weened, 20-30 lb piglets. They'll be just about the right size by fall.

On average, they'll gain about 1lb per day (less when they are small but more after 3 months). and they'll gain about 1 lb for every 7 lbs of feed. After they get around 150 lbs, that feed ratio drops and they'll consume more but gain less.

that's another good reason to whack 'em out \:D
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#3156530 - 02/08/13 05:13 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: Crappie Luck]
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My dad has 8 now. We just ringed them the other day. It sure stops there rooting under the fence.
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#3156540 - 02/08/13 05:24 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: timberjack86]
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Jimmy Dean! Alot less trouble.
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#3156562 - 02/08/13 05:45 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: bbuck14]
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What's the smallest area..like pen..you could raise one in? LIke 10 by 10 or 20 by 20 or what?
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#3156586 - 02/08/13 06:08 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: ]
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Excellent topic here IMO. I've noticed the piglets for sale on LSN lately. Would one acre hold 2 piglets until they reached 150#?
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#3156588 - 02/08/13 06:09 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: bbuck14]
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 Originally Posted By: bbuck14
Jimmy Dean! Alot less trouble.


yes but not even close too as good.
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#3156606 - 02/08/13 06:26 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: Carlos Viagra]
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 Originally Posted By: Carlos Viagra
Excellent topic here IMO. I've noticed the piglets for sale on LSN lately. Would one acre hold 2 piglets until they reached 150#?


Yes. You'll be fine.
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#3156642 - 02/08/13 06:50 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: Crappie Luck]
timberjack86
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 Originally Posted By: Crappie Luck
 Originally Posted By: Carlos Viagra
Excellent topic here IMO. I've noticed the piglets for sale on LSN lately. Would one acre hold 2 piglets until they reached 150#?


Yes. You'll be fine.

I agree.Some people raise 1 in an 8x8 pen. I like to see them be able to move a little. But all they do is eat and sleep. Like a democrat \:D
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#3156714 - 02/08/13 07:41 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: timberjack86]
Carlos Viagra
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I may raise a pair of them. The family loved eating the wildone. i bagged last October...
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#3156718 - 02/08/13 07:43 PM Re: Raising hogs [Re: Carlos Viagra]
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Good luck with them. I have never eaten a wild one but most people say the wildones taste better.
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