How much money do I need to start piggery in Uganda?

How much money do I need to start piggery in Uganda?

Scale of Investment

Capital Investment Requirements in USD
Piglets No 1,250
Piggery Shade No 10,000
Feeding Troughs 300
Total 11,900

How profitable is piggery in Uganda?

Also, unlike many edible animals like goats and sheep, pigs mature quickly, yield more meat and profits. “A single piglet, which costs between UGX 50,000 and 100,000, can reach a market value of up to UGX 700,000 in six to eight months” explained Alias Ndyabahika, LWF’s Livelihoods Officer in Luuka.

Which type of pigs grow faster in Uganda?

Most farmers at the recently concluded Bulindi Zardi Farm Clinic were awed by the fact that the Camborough pigs grow really fast. At four months, the boars have attained a weight of 120 kilogrammes. They have considerably less fat, and the sows are great mothers.

How much does it cost to raise a pig in Uganda?

Weaned pigs at 15 kg will cost around 25,000 shillings and a 70 kg meat pig can raise about 150,000 shillings.

What are the best pig breeds in Uganda?

There should be no compromise since piggery requires a lot of commitment. There are several breeds but the most common in Uganda include: Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace, Large White, Large Black and Camborough. It is better to have cross-breeds because the different good traits are shared.

How much can you make from pig farming?

Pigs in the U. S. can generate a profit of around $300- $400 per head, depending on the quality of the animal and if sold for breeding stock or meat. There is a good demand for the meat both in its natural form and when it has been processed. Unprocessed meat can be sold for $2.50 to $3.50 per pound.

How much is a kilo of pork in Uganda?

A kilogram of pork averages Shs15, 000 across the country.

What is the best pig breeds in Uganda?

How much is 1kg of pork in Uganda?

Uganda pork wholesale price Uganda’s import price for pork in 2019 was US$6.20 per kilogram.