baconer

baconer

(ˈbeɪkənə)
n
(Breeds) a pig that weighs between 83 and 101 kg, from which bacon is cut
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He initially started by buying pregnant gilts and rearing the piglets to baconer weight in eight months.
He suggested that Ndung'u should just be buying weaner piglets and growing them to baconer weight in about five months.The argument appeared logical for Ndung'u because someone else would have fed the pregnant sow and the suckling piglets.
One would never make a profit from such prices considering that the price range for a baconer pig at six months S,500 to Sh5,000.From my experience with the Kenyan situation, it is advisable for farmers to produce their own piglets and rear them to baconer weight.
When farmers feed a pregnant pig, they should know they are spending on their investment and not wasting money.I told Ndung'u he should consider that his mother sows should ideally give birth twice per year and survive at least 10 piglets per birth up to baconer weight.
Baconer A class of finishing pig in the United Kingdom; typically in the weight category of 59 to 70 kg (130 to 155 lb).
(a) a porker pig and (b) a baconer pig, and we are using the bacon.
The animals give him about 10 baconer pigs every 10 months.
Peter wanted to know why his baconers only give him a marginal profit.