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Title:
Storey's guide to raising pigs
Author:
Klober, Kelly, 1949-
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Guide to raising pigs
Publication Information:
Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, [2000?]

©1997
Physical Description:
313 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Previously published as: Guide to raising pigs. Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications, c1997.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781580173261
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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


Author Notes

T. Byram Karasu, M.D., a graduate of the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is presently the Silverman Professor and University Chairman of the Deparmtent of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstien College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, and the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Psychotherapy. He is the author or editor of 20 books, including two novels, Of God and Madness and The Gotham Chronicles--The Culture of Sociopathy; a book of poetry, Rags of My Soul; the seminal work, Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders; and two best sellers, The Art of Serenity and The Spirit of Happiness. Dr. Karasu is a scholar, renowned clinician, teacher and lecturer, and the recipient of numerous awards. He lives in New York City.


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
Glossary
Index

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