Pigs

So many people I speak to plan to start their free range farm with rare breed pigs, in particular, the Wessex Saddleback or English Large Black and some, the Berkshire.
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Prohibited food waste (commonly called swill) is food waste containing meat or any other mammalian products or by-products including imported milk products. Milk itself, or Australian milk products or by-products from a factory or milk processing premises licensed under the Dairy Act 2000, are permitted. Prohibited food waste must not be fed to pigs.
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How do I get started in free range pig farming? It’s a question that is now being asked on a regular basis. Firstly, and probably most importantly, contact your local council and ask if there are any restrictions or special requirements for farming pigs in your area.
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New pig welfare standards have been introduced into Victoria and apply to all people involved in pig farming including stock handlers, supervisors, managers and piggery owners.

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