Pigs: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit

Pigs: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit

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by Arie Mcfarlen
     
 

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All pig raisers will welcome the guidance and helpful tips of experienced rancher Arie B. McFarlen, PhD on the many aspects of raising and tending a small herd of pigs on a hobby farm. From selecting and purchasing the best pigs for a small farm to feeding, housing, and handling, Hobby Farms Pigs is a full-color comprehensive guide that is both practical and…  See more details below

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All pig raisers will welcome the guidance and helpful tips of experienced rancher Arie B. McFarlen, PhD on the many aspects of raising and tending a small herd of pigs on a hobby farm. From selecting and purchasing the best pigs for a small farm to feeding, housing, and handling, Hobby Farms Pigs is a full-color comprehensive guide that is both practical and entertaining. The author has gathered advice from expert pig farmers from around the country on various topics, and the chapters on keeping pigs healthy and breeding and raising healthy piglets will prove especially helpful to experienced pig farmers as well as neophytes. Resources include an appendix of swine diseases, a glossary of relevant terms, listing of useful associations, books, periodicals, and websites. Fully indexed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933958187
Publisher:
i5 Publishing
Publication date:
04/22/2008
Series:
Hobby Farms
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
789,067
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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Pigs: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Looks like it should be great, but even after purchasing all I get is the sample... anyway to get a refund?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love pigs so i say read this book. I think that they are soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
4-Hers and FFAers here is the book to read to get ready to show your pig! Great, simple to read and full of facts!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love pigs i have 30