Homestead Hogs: Pork Production Basics

Farmers always have found many uses for the homestead hogs — a livestock animal that fits beautifully into the cycles of life on a small-scale farm.

Pork Production
These pigs are raised on red clover with supplemental grain. The electric fence and shade structure, on wooden runners, are moved frequently to new pasture to provide fresh forage and distribute manure evenly.
Photo courtesy D.E. Bixby/ALBC