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Pig Farm Training Program

Pig Farm Training Program Details

CAEP’s pig farm programs are year-round that generally involve the care and feeding of gestating sows, lactating sows, feeder pigs and finishing pigs. The pig farm program may consist of operations that specialize in one growing phase of a pig, such as feeder pigs, or they may be farrow to finish operations.

This program can include:

  • Farrowing
  • Processing new litter
  • Treating sick animals
  • Weaning
  • Breeding
  • Feeding
  • Record keeping
  • Sanitation
  • Ventilation

Program Availability:

Year-round.

Skills

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Care and feeding of gestating sows, lactating sows, feeder pigs and finishing pigs
  • Ration balancing
  • Hog transportation
  • Herd health management
  • Herd management
  • Marketing of crops and livestock
  • Financial management
  • Exposure to the American way of life and business

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

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