Pigs

A Guide to Management - Second Edition

Author: Neville Beynon

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847977537

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

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Pigs - A guide to Management - Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of pig-keeping: how pigs have developed, the influence of the market on the breeds and pig-keeping systems, nutrition, the pig and its environment, reproduction, piglet birth, survival, growth and development, and the important place of artificial insemination in both modern commercial production and maintaining our rare breeds. The welfare, care and managemet of the pig through to its sale as a finished pig, along with that of the breeding sow, gilt, boar, is a central theme. Covers all aspects of pig husbandry and provides a comprehensive guide to developing pig management skills and illustrates the range of pedigree and commercial pig breeds and how they are influenced by the market. Fully illustrated with over 120 colour photographs including the current BPA-registered pig breeds.
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A Guide to Traditional Pig Keeping

Author: Carol Harris

Publisher: Good Life

ISBN: 1904871607

Category: Pets

Page: 202

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A Guide to Traditional Pig Keeping is a comprehensive reference book covering all aspects of traditional pig husbandry. It aims to be an introduction for the smallholder or farmer wishing to diversify and capitalize on a growing market for high quality, traceable, local produce from traditional breeds or for non-commercial owners, with one or two pigs, who wish to know how best to care for them. With strong emphasis throughout on the conservation of rare breeds, this book explores all aspects of keeping pigs on a small-scale enterprise. Supported by over 150 photographs and clear text it covers: traditional, rare and modern breeds, housing and pasture requirements, legislation, regulations and record keeping, management and handling, nutrition, health and welfare, breeding, showing, sales and marketing, slaughtering, butchering and processing, organic pig keeping, consumer issues, food regulations and standards, butchering, curing and sausage making. Supported by a substantial resource section, together with information on processing this book is the essential guide for anyone keeping pigs for either profit or pleasure.
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A Guide to Raising Pigs

Care, Facilities, Breed Selection, Management

Author: Kelly Klober

Publisher: Storey Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Swine.

Page: 313

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Provides advice on raising and slaughtering pigs for the table, showing hogs, raising hogs as a business, and breeding and managing a herd
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Pig AgSkills

A Practical Guide to Farm Skills

Author: Jayce Morgan

Publisher: NSW Agriculture

ISBN: 1742561772

Category:

Page: 112

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Pig AgSkills provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of keeping pigs. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, printable checklists and full-colour pictures. Some of the skills included are: · Trimming boar tusks · Condition scoring · Restraining pigs · Caring for compromised pigs · Recognising oestrus · Risk management · Legal considerations
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Back to Basics

A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602392331

Category: Gardening

Page: 456

View: 7883

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A lavishly illustrated revision of a top-selling primer invites readers to develop healthier, more environmentally friendly, and self-sufficient living skills that are less reliant on technology, in a resource that shares step-by-step instructions for such capabilities as raising chickens, making cheese, and building a log cabin.
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Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 4th Edition

Care, Facilities, Management, Breeds

Author: Kelly Klober

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 163586044X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 344

View: 3193

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Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, farmer Kelly Klober provides expert advice on making any size hog operation more efficient and profitable in Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs. The most comprehensive book available on the topic, this fourth edition features the most up-to-date practices, illustrated with color photography. Both beginners and experienced farmers will find all the information they need to select, house, care for, breed, and butcher pigs, along with marketing advice.
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The Back to Basics Handbook

A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1616082615

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 7463

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Includes hundreds of projects for sustainable living--such as dyeing wool, grafting trees, raising chickens, crafting furniture with hand tools, making preserves and cheese, building a log cabin and much more, in a book that also has tips for down-home fun, as well as 500 full-color illustrations. Original.
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Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition

Care, Facilities, Management, Breeds

Author: Kelly Klober

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426868

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 374

View: 6852

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Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence they need to succeed, while inspiring experienced farmers to try new techniques and experiment with new breeds.
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