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Modern Pig Keeping

Modern Pig Keeping

by H.P. Jaques


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Originally published in 1924 and regularly revised since then, this book is an exhaustive study of the craft of pig-keeping. Full of detailed instructions from a more natural era of farming, this book tels all that you need to now to successfully rear pigs, and is still of great practical use today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include: What's Wrong? The Danish System The Open-Air System The Breeds The Breeding Herd Farrowing and Weaning The Foods Feeding Registration and Identification Marks Vitamins The Absorption of Foods Balanced Rations Rations For In-Pig Sows and Gilts Rations For Sows With Young Rations For Young Pigs Rations For Pigs From 3 to 6 Months Old Rations For Fattening Pigs Weighing Diseases Short Notes The Outlook Imports of Bacon, Hams, Pork and Lard Pig Societies Breeders' Tables Memoranda

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ISBN-13: 9781406797664
Publisher: Hesperides Press
Publication date: 06/01/2006
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

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