Raising Backyard Pigs – YouTube Video

Pigs in pasture

Prospective and beginning small-scale pork producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to raise pigs in their backyard. Dr. Colt Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist is the speaker for this program.

  • Swine breeds
  • Swine reproduction
  • Swine Nutrition
  • Pig housing
  • Expected meat yields

Swine Resources

Pork Information Gateway (PIG)

The PIG library provides the industry with factsheets, references, and a place for U.S. Pork Producers to ask questions of swine extension specialists from around the U.S.

Other Swine Resources

From the Cooperative Extension Publications Catalog, Swine