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"P" Raising Pigs, by Kelly Klober

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$19.95
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  • Pages: 384
  • Size: 6 x 9
  • Color: Photographs and illustrations throughout

This trusted resource for new and experienced pig farmers provides authoritative advice on breed selection, housing, humane handling and butchering, disease prevention and treatment, and more. This newly updated third edition includes thorough coverage of green farming methods and an expanded breed guide, including information on rare and heritage breeds.

Kelly Klober is a farmer, writer, and 4-H Club leader who has raised purebred Duroc hogs for more than 30 years. He and his wife live and work on their farm in Missouri.

CONTENTS

Preface

An Introduction to Raising Hogs

Raising 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

Epilogue

Appendix

                Hog Anatomy

                Reproductive Information

                Record Keeping Templates

                Sample Calendar Year for the Diversified Small Producer

Resources

Glossary

Index

 

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