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Need to know the price of pig food! (Am I being scammed by gf for it?)

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54guy

My gf near Tacloban says she's spending from 1,100 to 1,400 pesos each week to feed one growing piglet. I find it suspicious but so far have given her the benefit of the doubt. Can anyone tell me the real coz of pig food there?  Thanks!

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trax

It depends if her 'pig' drinks red horse and eat at mang inasal every other day. That's way too much imho.

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mrlondon

My gf near Tacloban says she's spending from 1,100 to 1,400 pesos each week to feed one growing piglet. I find it suspicious but so far have given her the benefit of the doubt. Can anyone tell me the real coz of pig food there?  Thanks!

 

Ha ha ha ! No one would keep pigs in the philippines if it cost that much to feed them!

I suspect trax might be onto something regarding the beer and fast food ?

 

If she is lying to you, that's a rotten mentality in her mind. Not the kind of girl I would like to have!

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Paul

My gf near Tacloban says she's spending from 1,100 to 1,400 pesos each week to feed one growing piglet. I find it suspicious but so far have given her the benefit of the doubt. Can anyone tell me the real coz of pig food there?  Thanks!

 

Holy Pig Shite! Mate, give her no more benefit of the doubt. As stated, if it cost that much to feed a single piglet, that little shit would be the size of a baby elephant. 

 

I have no idea of the current cost of pig feed is, but that would be an entire bag of it, I would hazard a guess. 

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ThomsonJr

She's scamming you. You call her your GF? She probably has a Filipino boyfriend to feed.

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Enuff

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Brucewayne

Tell her to use cracked corn as it is better feed and can be bought a whole lot cheaper than P1,400 a week.

It shouldn't cost more than P1,000. 00 per month anyway seeing as you can buy a fully roasted 3 month old piglet for around P3,500-P4,500 at any time here.

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tim

My gf near Tacloban says she's spending from 1,100 to 1,400 pesos each week to feed one growing piglet. I find it suspicious but so far have given her the benefit of the doubt. Can anyone tell me the real coz of pig food there?  Thanks!

 

What is the pupose of the piglet ? If it is for the holiday feast --- U only have a few more weeks to pay... if the GF is worth it, then keep paying until the Fiesta , then cut off the $. Just put it in the back of your mind if U decide to go for the next step -- wife --  that her family will always come first over U and they will get $ from her... more of your money... but that is the price U pay for happiness... :sarcasm:

 

good luck...

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smokey

to make money in pigs one has to go out and find the scraps from the many eateries ... or if one has a rich BF just buy feed much cleaner and less work 

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Jawny

I don't think the cost is that ridiculous. Although a single sack of feed may be found for less, that is not the way many farmers buy their pig food. Especially if the pig is not kept in their own pig sty. Some farmers here have to use another farmers pig sty. In effect, they buy the right to raise the piglet. It is their property and can be slaughtered or so,d at any time. But, they keep the pig in the same shit hole they were born in.

 

Then, in order to pay for the food. They don't pay the cost of a single sack, particularly if they don't control the food. That is, have the food where they can prevent people from borrowing the feed. So, they buy the food in one or two kilo purchases and keep,it at home, bringing it to the sty. It is a way we make money at our sari sari store.

 

Also, their are some dirt cheap feeds, but you get what you pay for. Some of the feeds are supplemented and intended to assure proper growth. I know some members will argue the merits of this, but true or not, the farmers here swear by the value of quality feeds.

 

So, your girlfriend may just be carelessly managing the money. Also, is this covering the cost of any shots or veterinary needs?

 

If she is ripping you off, then I guess it is a classic way to do it. Claim a false expense. Pig food is a good one! Less complicated that fake education costs or "medical issues" with phantom relatives.

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SkyMan

I don't know how much pig food costs but I spend about that much to feed my 3 adult German Shepherds for a month.  Also note that a whole cooked lechon costs 3-5K so yes, she's bsing you.

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Davaoeno

 

 

I found that the b-meg - 50k bag should last 22-25 days @ about p1200 per bag http://b-meg.com.ph/...cat-hog-raising

 

if i read it correctly thats for a 3-5 month old pig. I assume a little piglet eats much less than a 3 month old one 

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Enuff

there is a positive & negative to everything...............

 

positives:

1. your pig will be the biggest & best tasting pig ever

or

2. your girl thinks outside the box

 

negatives:

1. she is being charged kano prices

or

2. she is extremely poor manager of piggery

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shadow

Hmmm, must be some piglet!

 

We have found quite a number of pigs in our travels, most of them have two legs instread of four.

 

www.pointmancebu.com

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