Livestock and Poultry

Swine

pigs

Small Scale Pork Production

Interest in small-scale, backyard pork production is growing each year. Unfortunately, small scale production is different than it was 10, 20 or 50 years ago. Rules and neighbor attitudes have changed. The availability of feed and markets has declined. The following links will provide some basic information to consider when evaluating small-scale pork production.

 


Contact: Dr. Frank Owsley, Professor & Extension Specialist, AU Dept of Animal Sciences