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Hobby Farm Pigs
SKU: SKU5409
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.
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The Illustrated Guide to Pigs
SKU: SKU5408
With a resurgence of interest in raising animals, this delightfully illustrated and informative book is ideal for anyone who wants to choose the most suitable pig breed. The Illustrated Guide to Pigs covers thirty-eight of the most common breeds of pig in North America and Europe. Lewis has included helpful introductory sections with practical advice about pig rearing and husbandry, outlining the difference between the breeds. There are also practical sections on how to buy pigs, the equipment required to keep them, and advice on their basic care, feeding, and hygiene.
$8.95
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