The Illustrated Guide to Pigs

The Illustrated Guide to Pigs

The Illustrated Guide to Pigs covers the 35 most familiar breeds of pigs in Europe and North America.

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408194805

Category: Nature

Page: 349

View: 296

The Illustrated Guide to Pigs covers the 35 most familiar breeds of pigs in Europe and North America. The breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics and information about how to look after them. Each breed has been illustrated with delightful paintings by the author. Introductory sections contain practical advice about pig-rearing and husbandry, and outline the differences between breeds, including the pros and cons of keeping pure breeds and cross breeds. Whether you're looking to raise your own pigs or simply love these intelligent and endearing animals, this book is a must-have.
Categories: Nature

The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl

The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl

Whether you are starting out as a smallholder, are interested in raising a few ducks or geese in a suburban or rural setting, or are simply a devotee of domestic fowl there is plenty to captivate you in this book.

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472906465

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

View: 607

With just a little land and available water, you can raise a variety of domestic fowl, from friendly ducks and characterful geese to guineafowl, dainty quail, placid turkeys or even peafowl. Illustrated with the author's charming watercolour paintings, this book is packed with practical tips on keeping domestic fowl and selecting the right breed for your circumstances. Covering 65 domestic breeds of ducks, geese, guineafowl, quail, turkeys and peafowl, the book gives an insight into the individual personalities and attributes of each kind of bird. The breed profiles are written in engaging text and include the history and place of origin, colour combinations, differences between male and female birds, the appearance of hatchlings and the numbers of eggs to expect. As well as selecting an appropriate breed, you need to consider your neighbours, the kinds of bird you can and should keep, whether you want them for eggs or as pets, and whether you want to breed them. The book offers helpful advice on all these issues and also on housing, the provision of water, feeding and the noise and impact your birds will have, as well as preventing and treating common ailments. Whether you are starting out as a smallholder, are interested in raising a few ducks or geese in a suburban or rural setting, or are simply a devotee of domestic fowl there is plenty to captivate you in this book.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The Illustrated Guide to Cows

The Illustrated Guide to Cows

The Illustrated Guide to Cows covers the 58 most familiar breeds of cattle in Europe and North America.

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

ISBN: 1408181355

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 291

Keeping cattle as a smallholder can be a rewarding enterprise, supplying you with food and milk and helping with the management of grassland on your property. This delightfully illustrated and informative book is ideal for anyone interested in keeping a cow or two, who would like to choose the best breed for their circumstances. The Illustrated Guide to Cows covers the 58 most familiar breeds of cattle in Europe and North America. Breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics and how to look after them, and each one has been beautifully illustrated by the author. Introductory sections contain practical advice on all elements of rearing calves and keeping cattle, including what to consider about land, housing and fencing, whether to choose beef or dairy cows, tips on buying, moving and handling your stock, and guidance on feeding and breeding.
Categories: Nature

Storey s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep Goats Cattle and Pigs

Storey s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep  Goats  Cattle and Pigs

This book covers the most significant breeds of cattle, goats, sheep, and swine - from the common Guernsey cow to the near-extinct Guinea hog.

Author: Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603420363

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 319

View: 546

This book covers the most significant breeds of cattle, goats, sheep, and swine - from the common Guernsey cow to the near-extinct Guinea hog. For each breed, Ekarius provides full-colour photographs, a brief history, and details about the breed's unique qualities and quirks. Readers will enjoy reading about major breeds such as the iconic Holstein cow, and Icelandic sheep, as well as hundreds of lesser-known varieties, like the long-legged, ginger-coloured Tamworth pig; the lilac-spotted Jacob Sheep; the deer like San Clemente goat; and the powerful, droopy-eared Guzerat cow.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens covers the 100 most familiar breeds of chickens in Europe and North America.

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408169988

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 169

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens covers the 100 most familiar breeds of chickens in Europe and North America. The breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics, and information about looking after them. Each breed has been illustrated with delightful paintings by the author. Introductory sections contain practical advice about poultry-rearing and husbandry, and outline the differences between breeds, including the pros and cons between pure breeds, hybrids, bantams, game fowl, etc., and layers or table. The foreword has been written by HRH the Prince of Wales.
Categories: Nature

Illustrated guide to modern agricultural implements tools machinery

Illustrated guide to modern agricultural implements  tools  machinery

DOUBLE NORFOLK PIG TROUGHS . STRONG PATTERN . These cast iron
Troughs allow a number of Pigs to feed at the same time in a small space without
interfering with each other or wasting the food . ... £ 0 8 3 £ 0 10 6 £ 0 14 3 ... No.
1.

Author: James Woodward Hill

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600033271

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Page:

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Storey s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Storey s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

This definitive guide to North American barnyard and wild fowl includes a brief history of each breed, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography that celebrates the birds' quirky personalities and ...

Author: Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612128436

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

View: 227

More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs 4th Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs  4th Edition

The most comprehensive book available on the topic, this fourth edition features the most up-to-date practices, illustrated with color photography.

Author: Kelly Klober

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781635860443

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 344

View: 429

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.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Pigs

Pigs

"This clearly written, well-illustrated book is an essential and accessible reference work aimed at all those involved in keeping these fascinating animals: commercial pig farmers large and small, smallholders, students, and hobbyist and ...

Author: Neville Beynon

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 1847977529

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

View: 628

"This clearly written, well-illustrated book is an essential and accessible reference work aimed at all those involved in keeping these fascinating animals: commercial pig farmers large and small, smallholders, students, and hobbyist and pet pig-keepers. It provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of pig-keeping 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 and commercial production and in maintaining or rare breeds. The welfare, care and management of the pig through to its sale as a finished pig, along with the breeding sow, gilt and boar, is a central theme"--P[4.] of cover.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Pigs Pork and Heartland Hogs

Pigs  Pork  and Heartland Hogs

Celia Lewis, The Illustrated Guide to Pigs, p. 14 4. Lyall Watson, The Whole Hog: Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs, pp. 25, 26. 5.

Author: Cynthia Clampitt

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538110751

Category: Cooking

Page: 264

View: 406

Pigs, Pork, andHeartland Hogs is an engaging celebration of the 12,000-year connection between humans and the world’s most commonly consumed meat: pork. Throughout history, pigs shaped cultures and cuisines. Introduced into the Americas, they changed lives and, in time, helped define the Midwest, reflecting the region’s diversity and abundance.
Categories: Cooking

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology

hog snare (hohg snār) = restraint method in which the pig's snout is secured by ... lard (lahrd) = soft, white fat that is the product of rendering pig fat.

Author: Janet Amundson Romich

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133709459

Category: Science

Page: 560

View: 591

Providing the ultimate terminology reference for veterinary assistants and technicians, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, 4e provides an engaging, systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding basic principles of veterinary medicine. This user-friendly textbook delivers a unique pedagogical presentation that makes it a comprehensive learning resource. Focusing on how medical terms are formed, analyzed, and defined, the text discusses anatomical landmarks, the positioning of animals, and the relationships between body parts. It also introduces terms used in the animal industry. Case studies illustrate how medical terminology is experienced in real-world practice, and an audio wordlist enables readers to hear the terms they are learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Categories: Science

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology Book Only

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology  Book Only

Guinea pigs have short bodies; stocky legs; and short, sharp claws. Guinea pigs tend to be gentle, easy-to-handle rodents. There are several common ...

Author: Janet Amundson Romich

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781111806590

Category: Science

Page: 528

View: 780

Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Categories: Science

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming

Although pigs are not ruminants , they can utilize grass and pasture as a small portion of their daily diet , about 3 to 10 percent .

Author: Philip Hasheider

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 9781627881371

Category: House & Home

Page: 320

View: 980

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming is a comprehensive, one-stop encyclopedic guide for the beginning farmer, hobby farmer, and small-scale family farmer. Are you interested in the country lifestyle or becoming more self-reliant? Do you think about someday raising livestock or growing crops? If you’re ready to make these thoughts a reality, The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming is the perfect place to start. Farming experts Philip Hasheider and Samantha Johnson explain farming from start to finish: build your own fence, repair your own machinery, and know what to look for when you’re buying a tractor. Instead of buying a book on each subject area, you need just this one, which condenses the most important and relevant information on every aspect of running a farm into a single handy volume. And unlike other books, it’s designed specifically for the owner of a working farm. This practical illustrated guide provides hard-won expert advice on raising livestock and growing crops, making repairs, harvesting and butchering, managing a woodlot, and more. It’s everything you need to know to establish and maintain your farm.
Categories: House & Home

An Illustrated Guide to Korean Mythology

An Illustrated Guide to Korean Mythology

'I drink a barrel of alcoholic drink, and eat a big lump of rice cake, a bucket of cooked rice, and a whole pig', replied Ku(msang. 'Spit-spit!

Author: Won-Oh Choi

Publisher: Global Oriental

ISBN: 9789004213258

Category: Social Science

Page: 330

View: 845

This highly engaging volume by one of Korea’s leading scholars of comparative provides a valuable introduction to centuries-old beliefs, myths and folk tales relating to Cosmology and Flood, Birth and Agriculture, Messengers of the Underworld, Shamans, Disease, Good Fortune, Love and Family, Gods of Village Shrines, and Heroes.
Categories: Social Science

The Illustrated Guide to Sheffield and the Surrounding District Comprising Accounts of the Early History and Progress of the Town

The Illustrated Guide to Sheffield and the Surrounding District  Comprising Accounts of the Early History and Progress of the Town

The blocks of rough iron made in the sand moulds are called “ pigs ” -a name
which is said to have originated from the resemblance , in old times , of these iron
castings in their sand gutters to a sow and her sucking pigs . The process of ...

Author: John Taylor (of Sheffield.)

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433075883417

Category:

Page: 398

View: 359

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Bible Stories The Illustrated Guide

Bible Stories The Illustrated Guide

ANCIENT GADARA According to Christian Meanwhile, the pig-keepers ran tradition, ... there was a herd of about one of the monsters guarding 2,000 pigs.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241522400

Category: Religion

Page: 512

View: 431

Revisit the most important Bible stories with this comprehensive visual e-guide covering every major covenant, prophecy, miracle, and parable in the Old and New Testaments. Richly illustrated, this sumptuous and accessible new version of DK's Illustrated Bible including maps, archaeological sites, historical artefacts, and fact-filled panels to retell and explain stories from the best-selling book of all time. Discover why the Bible has absorbed readers for centuries and understand its position as a historical as well as a religious document. Follow the course of the Old and New Testaments from start to finish, and trace the events and places that have shaped the scriptures. Learn about the key figures - from Adam and Eve to Abraham and Moses, and John the Baptist to Peter and Paul - and discover significant sites such as Jerusalem and Rome. Full of comprehensive timelines detailing key events and biblical quotations and references, this ebook makes it easier than ever to navigate around the verses, chapters, and books of the Bible. Authenticated by a team of expert biblical scholars and historians, this guide enables you to enjoy and understand the Bible as never before.
Categories: Religion

The Official Illustrated Guide to the Great Southern Western Railway and an Account of Some of the Most Important Manufactories in the Towns on the Line Embellished with Numerous Engravings Second Edition

The Official Illustrated Guide to the Great Southern   Western Railway  and an Account of Some of the Most Important Manufactories in the Towns on the Line     Embellished with Numerous Engravings   Second Edition

What an advantage do they afford to farmers . The latter , if they want to get a
good price for their pigs , should not let them grow to a greater weight than 1 } cwt
. each ; that is the curing weight , and heavier pigs will sell at a reduced price ,
than ...

Author: George S. Measom

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0021951998

Category:

Page: 410

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Veterinary Guide to Animal Breeds

Veterinary Guide to Animal Breeds

Further Reading Byard, J. (2012) Know Your Pigs, Fox Chapel Publishing, Petersburg, PA. Lewis, C. (2001) The Illustrated Guide to Pigs, ...

Author: Beth Vanhorn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119299721

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 278

Veterinary Guide to Animal Breeds offers a comprehensive reference for accurately recognizing small animal, exotic, and large animal breeds, with color photographs to aid in identification and important information for delivering veterinary care. Provides a reliable, veterinary-based guide to accurately recognizing breeds Covers small, large, and exotic animal breeds Emphasizes information targeted at daily veterinary practice Presents full-color photographs for comparison and identification Includes access to a companion website offering teaching materials, including worksheets and teaching PowerPoints
Categories: Medical

An Illustrated Country Year

An Illustrated Country Year

"A charming and informative anthology of nature through the year." -- cover, p. [4].

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408181348

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 217

A Country Year - Nature uncovered month by month is an amusing and informative anthology of nature through the year.
Categories: Nature

An Illustrated Coastal Year

An Illustrated Coastal Year

Other sections include What's Flowering (wild flowers and grasses), How-Tos (e.g. how to read a tide table, how to recognize cloud formations), What's the Difference? (e.g. gulls, flat fish, etc.), and What's This? (identification guides ...

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

ISBN: 1472911709

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 959

Written and presented in the same style as 2013's popular An Illustrated Country Year, Celia Lewis's beautiful new book covers the wildlife found on and around the seashore, above and underwater. Illustrated throughout with Celia's gorgeous watercolors and linocuts, the book is broken up into seasons, each featuring illustrations of flowers, insects, animals, fish, birds, shells, and all sea-related species found during that time of year. Celia's insight provides an enchanting new way to explore the coasts of the United Kingdom and northern Europe. Within each season are sections on what you might see or pick up during a walk along the tideline or along a coastal path, as well as tips for what to look out for and how to forage with using what you might find. Also included are inspiring craft projects suitable for all ages and tasty recipes by some of the best seafood chefs. Other sections include What's Flowering (wild flowers and grasses), How-Tos (e.g. how to read a tide table, how to recognize cloud formations), What's the Difference? (e.g. gulls, flat fish, etc.), and What's This? (identification guides for beachcombed items, such as mermaid's purse, etc). An Illustrated Coastal Year highlights all the flora and fauna to look for when you visit the coast and is perfect to dip into before or after any trip to the seashore.
Categories: Nature