Pig Farm Training Program Details
CAEP’s pig farm programs are year-round and generally involve the care and feeding of gestating sows, lactating sows, feeder pigs and finishing pigs. The pig farm program may specialize in the growing phase for a pig or farrowing and finishing operations.
This program can include:
- Processing new litter
- Treating sick animals
- Record keeping
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.