Day: January 18, 2016

Posted in homesteading Pigs

Weighing a pig with no scale

We have been using the following technique to  weigh our meat pigs. Measure around their heart girth… Easiest way to measure pig is during feeding time.  Remember that number. For our smaller 4-1/2 month old pigs they measured about 39 inches around the heart girth (They are all about the same size.) Next, measure from ears to tail along their spine. …