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