The Handbook of Modern Pig Farming

The Handbook of Modern Pig Farming

by H. M. Rikard-Bell


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This book contains a classic guide to pig farming that presents the reader with all the fundamental information they would need to know abut keeping and breeding pigs for pleasure or profit. It covers every aspect of the subject from stock selection to common ailments and how they can be avoided, making it ideal for novice breeders and owners alike. “The Handbook of Modern Pig Farming” is not to be missed by collectors of vintage agricultural literature. Contents include: “Type And Breed”, “Laying The Foundations Of The Herd”, “Systems Of Running”, “Breeding Sows”, “The Sow And Litter To Weaning”, “Housing”, “Feeding Stuffs”, “Elastic Rations”, “Feeding Home-Grown Produce”, “Hygiene”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on pig farming.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781446540299
Publisher: Read Books
Publication date: 03/04/2011
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

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