Start and grow a profitable piggery business
About this course
Fee includes certificate, lunch, course material and field visits.
Session 1: Set up
The A-Z of setting up a piggery business, from land acquisition to purchasing the right type of piglets. What type of production do you have to set up? Do you plan to breed pigs, or to buy young pigs (weaners)?
Session 2: Management
How to consider the right piggery’s production and performance, identify ways to improve your herd, provide your herd with suitable housing, manage your herd’s feeding, monitor environmental issues and be compliant.
Session 3: Running
Everything you need to know about day-to-day management.
Session 4: Financials
Understand the cost requirements for starting, running and turning a profit. Understand how to optimize your piggery business for maximum profitability. Learn how to set up the complete financial model of your piggery business.
Session 5: Marketing, sales and distribution
Get to know the different sales and distribution channels available in the market. Learn how to package and position your product on the shelves. Understand the various pricing techniques. Get to know the different buyers in the market.
Session 6: Field visits
We will visit a farm so you can practice everything you have learned in the classroom.