What do most farmers feed pigs?
Farmers feed pigs a high-quality, grain-based diet consisting mainly of crops such as barley, wheat and corn, which provide pigs with energy, and soybeans and canola meal for protein. Farmers add vitamins and minerals to the feed of newly-weaned pigs for optimum nutrition.
How do you fatten up a pig naturally?
Feed the pig 4 to 6 small portions a day • If your pig has a low appetite, adding a liquid fat (any vegetable oil) or dry fat (sold by all show pig feed dealers) to the diet can help add needed weight as the pig is consuming a higher level of energy that can be use