Raising LivestockHow To Make A Pig Feeder With a Tire and Barrel

How To Make A Pig Feeder With a Tire and Barrel

Producers and pig farmers encounter numerous challenges. Pig farms are probably much lesser these days than they used to be before the turn of the century. Many things happened, including feed costs, while the demands for animal protein and meat and pigs continue to grow.

Pig farmers are expected to produce more but they do so with fewer resources. Sadly, this is easier said than done.  It is the reason why pig farmers are left with no choice but to create new ways to make the most of what is available around them. Automatic pig feeders are among the solutions they came up with.

According to William Baker, it has been proven to boost the efficiency as even the tiniest improvements in operation is already a big bonus to any pig farmer.
There are several benefits associated with automatic pig feeders, and one of these is that pigs are going to be happier and healthier. This is because there is no need to individually confine them.

It gives pigs more freedom. They also get enough amounts of exercise and movement and they can also choose their preferred feed. As they can now freely choosing a feeding schedule that works for them, they will feel less stressed and anxious, thus reducing the chances of them acting aggressively.

Automatic pig feeders also encourage the possibility of managing more pigs but with lesser labor.
Homestead Lifestyle teaches you how to make your own tire and barrel pig feeder to facilitate easier, simpler, and more convenient feeding.


Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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