Ask Geri: Where to Buy Piglets and How Much?

I don't want to dash your hopes and enthusiasm but in the spirit of transparency, I want you to know that we are no longer into hog raising after our first try. The reason is that we found the ROI small, as such we are focusing on other investments which can give us a higher ROI. [...]

April 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

Ask Geri: Should I Leave My Day Job and Start a Piggery?

For me the time to quit my job is when my passive income stream is already way beyond my monthly wage as an employee. Some also quit their day jobs to focus on growing the business, but if you're eyeing a piggery start-up, then it may not require full attention from you, especially if you don't have much experience about it anyway. [...]

February 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jerry Asks Geri: Wanted Affordable Hog Feeds Supplier

It's good that you're doing some numbers crunching before you dive into any business. The cost of feeds you quoted is indeed almost twice the price of what we're getting in Batangas. And at the price we're getting the feeds in Batangas, the returns were actually thin already (hence I have yet to return to piggery business as of this writing). [...]

January 24, 2015 // 2 Comments

Ask Geri: Where to Get Start-up Funds for Piggery Business?

There are government agencies (such as department of agriculture) which can possibly offer start-up capital for livestock raising, especially if they want to promote this in certain areas such as the countryside. Not necessarily cash but they might have a program that gives away or lends piglets to help their countrymen. [...]

December 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ask Geri: Reader Queries on Piggery Business

I have yet to go back to the piggery business after the first try as I am still reconsidering my investment options (i.e. looking to diversify but in better yields). But given the previous results, which, admittedly, were less than spectacular, here are some questions I asked myself, which might help you in probing your situation. [...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mini Piggery Venture: SOLD!

Personally, I'm not yet closing my doors to this piggery venture, as long as I / we can correct the previous projections, and improve on the whole process. There were lots of learnings along the way. [...]

September 15, 2014 // 6 Comments