How much space does a pig need?

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Did you know that 150-pound pigs need 7.5 square feet of living space and not 7.0 square feet?

Keep in mind that the below quote is from the meat industry.

"The financial team can help dispel many production fallacies that pork producers face. Pounds of pork produced per square foot of building space is often thought of as the ultimate barometer of pig efficiency. This legitimizes overcrowding.

But Hargis says when looking at cost control, net revenue per pig is king, and that is achieved by providing most finishers with 7.5 sq. ft./pig, not 7 sq. ft./pig."


SOURCE: https://www.nationalhogfarmer.com/mag/farming_ten_simple_rules

My family's total weight is 600 pounds. So we will live in this new house with room to spare.

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By the way, my family is accepting donations of Beano.
 
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Animal farming is insanity disguised as logical.

How much space does a person need? As much as he or she wants. It's not actually something someone can measure.
 

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"Animal farming is insanity disguised as logical." - Strange Otter.

I agree with you completely. I am going to memorize your quote. You deserve a hug.