Pigs : A Guide to Management - Second Edition, Paperback Book

Pigs : A Guide to Management - Second Edition Paperback


Pigs - A guide to Management - Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of pig-keeping: how pigs have developed, the influence of the market on the breeds and pig-keeping systems, nutrition, the pig and its environment, reproduction, piglet birth, survival, growth and development, and the important place of artificial insemination in both modern commercial production and maintaining our rare breeds. The welfare, care and managemet of the pig through to its sale as a finished pig, along with that of the breeding sow, gilt, boar, is a central theme.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 120 colour photographs
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
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  • Category: Animal husbandry
  • ISBN: 9781847977526

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