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Storey's guide to raising pigs : care, facilities, management, breed selection  Cover Image Book Book

Storey's guide to raising pigs : care, facilities, management, breed selection / Kelly Klober.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635860429
  • ISBN: 1635860423
  • ISBN: 9781635860436
  • ISBN: 1635860431
  • Physical Description: xvii, 324 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 4th edition.
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An introduction to raising hogs -- Breeds tried and true -- Raising hogs for the family table -- Home butchering and pork processing -- Fitting and showing hogs -- The hog business -- Preparing for your herd -- Selecting breeding stock -- Managing your breeding herd -- Hog health care -- Managing your hog operation -- Day-to-day life with hogs.
Summary, etc.:
Raise hogs in a healthy, profitable manner with expert guidance and practical advice from long-time hog farmer Kelly Klober. Whether you're a small farmer or an artisanal breeder, this comprehensive guide gives you everything you need to know to be successful. Learn how to choose the right breed for your farm; oversee breeding, birthing, and nursing; manage safe, humane housing and fencing options; butcher your hogs and process the pork; and effectively market your hogs and pork.--COVER.
Subject: Swine breeds.
Animal care.
Farm animals.
Farm buildings.
Farm management.

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