Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs: 3rd Edition [NOOK Book]

Overview

Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs is the trusted resource for new and experienced pig farmers, providing authoritative advice on breed selection, housing, humane handling and butchering, and disease prevention and treatment.

The 3rd edition, now with 64,000 copies in print ...
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Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs: 3rd Edition

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Overview

Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs is the trusted resource for new and experienced pig farmers, providing authoritative advice on breed selection, housing, humane handling and butchering, and disease prevention and treatment.

The 3rd edition, now with 64,000 copies in print contains new and expanded features:
• Coverage of greener farming methods
• Expanded breed guide, including information on rare and heritage breeds
• Helpful record-keeping appendix

Storey's Guide to Raising Series is the essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print.

Praise for the book:
"Thank God I read this book before I started with pigs. I would have made so many mistakes." - Brian, North Bangor, NY
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603426862
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/27/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 374
  • Sales rank: 247,484
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Farmer, writer, and 4-H Club leader, Kelly Klober has raised purebred Duroc hogs for about 30 years. Kelly lives with his wife Phyllis on their farm in Missouri where they also have rabbits, several flocks of chickens producing hatching eggs, and flocks of minor poultry breeds.
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Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Raising Hogs

2 Raising Hogs for the Family Table

3 Home Butchering and Pork Processing

4 Fitting and Showing Hogs

5 The Hog Business

6 Preparing for Your Breeding Herd

7 Selecting Breeding Stock

8 Managing Your Breeding Herd

9 Hog Health Care

10 Managing Your Hog Operation

11 Day-to-Day Life with Hogs

Appendix A: Reproductive Information

Appendix B: Resources

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    ♔ & ♕

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  • Posted October 21, 2011

    Excelllent - very comprehensive.

    This is a great review of the whole subject, and I found it quite helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2011

    pigs r awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    perfect book and i love pigs! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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