Backyard Pig Farming

Pigs are considered as a reliable source of animal protein in households of the Pacific. In Vanuatu,
pigs are important for high cultural and traditional values, being raised particularly for rituals and
traditional obligations. Pig farming also serves as an additional source of income and useful energy
(biogas). This training guide briefly describes basic husbandry procedures and the potential use of
composting piggery in rural backyard pig farming.


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