How to Raise Pigs

Everything You Need to Know

Author: Philip Hasheider

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 0760345252

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 176

View: 1088

Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Pigs, farmer and author Philip Hasheider covers every facet of raising pigs. His approachable, authoritative advice covers everything from figuring out which breed to buy to properly housing, fencing, feeding, breeding, showing, marketing, and butchering your animals. Fully illustrated with instructional photography, How to Raise Pigs continues to serve as the go-to reference book in your livestock library--whether you're raising your pigs for pleasure or profit.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition

Care, Facilities, Management, Breeds

Author: Kelly Klober

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426868

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 374

View: 8738

Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence they need to succeed, while inspiring experienced farmers to try new techniques and experiment with new breeds.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Get Started In Pig Keeping

How to raise happy pigs in your outdoor space

Author: Tony York

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444129341

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 5729

Get Started in Pig Keeping offers amateur pigkeepers everything they need to make a success of this increasingly popular pursuit. Whether you are interested in breeding pigs, in meat production, or just want the pleasure of their company, this book covers legalities, basic equipment, picking breeds, understanding behaviour and how to raise and slaughter pigs. You'll get all of the advice you need on daily maintenance of your animal, from feeding to cleaning, and find ample resources if you wish to produce your own meat - or even market and sell it at a local level. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of pig keeping. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Posted in Crafts & Hobbies

Handbook on Pig Farming and Pork Processing

(Feeding Management, Breeding, Housing Management, Sausages, Bacon, Cooked Ham with Packaging)

Author: NPCS Board of Consultants & Engineers

Publisher: NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES

ISBN: 938103978X

Category:

Page: 272

View: 4544

Pig farming is the raising and breeding of pigs. Among the various livestock species, piggery is most potential source for meat production and pigs are more efficient feed converters after the broiler. Pig rearing has traditionally been in the main occupational axis of the socially backward down-trodden class of Indian population since time immemorial. But at present commercial pig farming has greatly changed social scenario of this business in India. Now everyone is conscious about the economic importance of pig farming. Pig farming for meat production is one of the best and profitable business ideas for people. There are several highly meat producing pig breeds available and Initial requirements of small investment, quick returns and utilization of bristles and manure further increase the importance of this animal. This handbook is designed for use by everyone engaged in the pork production. The book explains about how to raise and care for pigs, by choosing the right breed, how to house, feed and breed them, butchering process, manufacturing process of various pork products and sample plant layouts & process flow sheets with machinery details. Major contents of the book are behavior of pigs, feeding management, pig breeding, housing management, diseases, pork processing, sausages, bacon, cooked ham, chilling and freezing of meat, meat packaging. It will be a standard reference book for professionals, food technologists, entrepreneurs, and others interested in startup of pig farming and pork production.
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The Complete Guide to Raising Pigs

Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Author: Carlotta Cooper

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601383797

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 1089

An introduction to raising pigs for food or as pets, covering selecting a breed, shelter, feeding, breeding, and more.
Posted in Science

Esther, das Wunderschwein

Author: Steve Jenkins,Derek Walter,Caprice Crane

Publisher: btb Verlag

ISBN: 3641201357

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 5443

Als eine Bekannte den Tierfreund Steve Jenkins fragte, ob er nicht ein Minischwein adoptieren wolle, wusste Steve, dass sein Lebensgefährte Derek nicht gerade begeistert sein würde. Dennoch willigte er ein, sich des süßen kleinen Ferkels anzunehmen. Eine Entscheidung, die Dereks und sein Leben für immer verändern sollte. Denn rein gar nichts an Esther war »Mini« – in drei Jahren wurde sie zu einem ausgewachsenen Hausschwein von 335 Kilo. Doch trotz aller Schwierigkeiten und einer Menge buchstäblicher »Schweinereien« liebten die beiden Esther: nur wie sollte es in ihrer Stadtwohnung mitten in Toronto mit der tierischen WG weitergehen? Wieder fassten sie einen weitreichenden Entschluss: per Crowdfunding finanzierten sie ein Gnadenhof-Projekt für ehemalige Nutztiere. Heute leben sie mit Esther und vielen anderen tierischen Freunden auf dem Land in Ontario im Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary.
Posted in Fiction

Pig Farming

Author: N.A

Publisher: Pearson South Africa

ISBN: 9780798667432

Category: Elementary education of adults

Page: 48

View: 8399

Posted in Elementary education of adults

Raising the Homestead Hog

Author: Jerome D. Belanger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Swine

Page: 226

View: 1633

Includes information on how to butcher hogs and how to use pork meat, along with a few recipes.
Posted in Swine

Governing Animals

Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Author: Kimberly K. Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199977178

Category: Law

Page: 240

View: 1461

What is the role of government in protecting animal welfare? What principles should policy makers draw on as they try to balance animal welfare against human liberty? Much has been written in recent years on our moral duties towards animals, but scholars and activists alike have neglected the important question of how far the state may go to enforce those duties. Kimberly K. Smith fills that gap by exploring how liberal political principles apply to animal welfare policy. Focusing on animal welfare in the United States, Governing Animals begins with an account of the historical relationship between animals and the development of the American liberal welfare state. It then turns to the central theoretical argument: Some animals (most prominently pets and livestock) may be considered members of the liberal social contract. That conclusion justifies limited state intervention to defend their welfare - even when such intervention may harm human citizens. Taking the analysis further, the study examines whether citizens may enjoy property rights in animals, what those rights entail, how animals may be represented in our political and legal institutions, and what strategies for reform are most compatible with liberal principles. The book takes up several policy issues along the way, from public funding of animal rescue operations to the ethics of livestock production, animal sacrifice, and animal fighting. Beyond even these specific policy questions, this book asks what sort of liberalism is suitable for the challenges of the twenty-first century. Smith argues that investigating the political morality of our treatment of animals gives us insight into how to design practices and institutions that protect the most vulnerable members of our society, thus making of our shared world a more fitting home for both humans and the nonhumans to which we are so deeply connected.
Posted in Law

Backyard Farming: Raising Pigs

Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781578266210

Category: House & Home

Page: 144

View: 6885

Backyard Farming: Raising Pigs is the perfect guide for beginners thinking about including pigs in their sustainable homestead. Covering every topic from selecting and maintaining a breed, to the tools and space you'll need, to all the wonderful benefits that owning pigs can provide, Backyard Farming: Raising Pigs includes all that you need to know to get the most out of your new role as a swineherd.
Posted in House & Home

How to Invest in Real Estate

A Beginners Guide to the Only Proven Safe Investment

Author: Thomas Collins

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438969090

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 152

View: 9162

Posted in Business & Economics

Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 4th Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities

Author: Paula Simmons,Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603423907

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 438

View: 7682

Drawing from years of hands-on experience, Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius provide expert advice on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and medical care. You’ll also find tips on profitably marketing your meat and fiber products, as well as information on obtaining organic certifications.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Wohlgeschmack und Widerwillen

Die Rätsel der Nahrungstabus

Author: Marvin Harris

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 9783608944129

Category:

Page: 308

View: 1486

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FROM PIGLETS TO PREP SCHOOL

Crossing A Chasm

Author: Wendell Duffield

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 059581963X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 92

View: 6695

On the universal quest for personal independence and for fulfillment of growing-up dreams, a small-town Minnesota boy turns to raising runt piglets as a way to earn spending money of his own. Then a series of mysterious and unexpected postcards from a school called Phillips Exeter Academy begins to arrive, flooding his plans with uncertainty and confusing his inexperienced parents as to what is best for their son. From Piglets To Prep School: Crossing A Chasm describes the unanticipated and fundamentally unwanted struggle that this young boy faces as the postcards, eventually inviting him to attend the school on scholarship, continue to interrupt a comfortably familiar existence in his home town a life of growing up in a virtual clone of Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon of Prairie Home Companion. Though satisfied at home, an inner voice seduces him to abandon his youthful dreams and join the cadre of elite preppies in New England. Overnight, names of his schoolmates change from Gary Gardner and Duane Labs to David Rockefeller and Peter Benchley. The social, economic, cultural, and academic shocks of such change are immediate and stunning yet mostly manageable. This entertainingly illustrated book is a poignant and humorous memoir that will resonate with anyone who remembers his or her growing-up years. Share the fun, sadness, discoveries, disappointments, and pranks of a young hayseed kid uprooted from bucolic rural life and transplanted into the rocky New England garden of stuffy and highly competitive preppies. You'll be challenged to read the book without alternately laughing and crying as memories of your own early years are rekindled!
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eggs, Collect Fresh Milk, Make Your Own Cheese, Keep Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, & Bees

Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426973

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 6372

Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Storey's Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Author: John Storey,Martha Storey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427376

Category: House & Home

Page: 576

View: 387

Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.
Posted in House & Home

Diseases of Swine

Author: Jeffrey J. Zimmerman,Locke A. Karriker,Alejandro Ramirez,Kent J. Schwartz,Gregory W. Stevenson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118347145

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

View: 5100

First published in 1958, Diseases of Swine, Tenth Edition isa fully revised and updated version of this classic reference. Nowpublished in association with the American Association of SwineVeterinarians, the Tenth Edition adds new knowledge throughout in areorganized format to provide more intuitive access to information.With chapters written by more than 150 of the foremost experts inthe field, Diseases of Swine remains the premier source ofcomprehensive information on swine production, health, andmanagement for swine health specialists of all disciplines and atany level of expertise, including veterinarians, researchers, andstudents. Featuring a new content organization designed for improvednavigability, the Tenth Edition adds chapters on the cardiovascularsystem, diagnostic tests and test performance, food safety andzoonotic diseases, show and pet pigs, and the most currentinformation on both long-recognized and emerging pathogens.Diseases of Swine, Tenth Edition is an indispensableresource for anyone interested in swine health.
Posted in Medical

Say It Loud

Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity

Author: Catherine Ellis,Stephen Smith

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 159558627X

Category: History

Page: 304

View: 9674

Includes powerful speeches by Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Angela Davis, Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King Jr., James Cone, Toni Morrison, Cornel West, and many others
Posted in History

No Other Road to Take

Memoir of Mrs. Nguyẽ̂n Thị Định

Author: Thi Dieu Nguyen,Thị Định Nguyễn

Publisher: SEAP Publications

ISBN: 9780877271024

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 77

View: 5079

Now in its seventh printing!The memoir of a woman whose strength, courage, and intelligence had a profound impact on Vietnamese history. Not simply a participant in the Viet Minh resistance against the French, Mrs. Nguyen Thi Dinh was also an active leader who organized the uprising in Ben Tre province against the Diem regime, was appointed to the leadership committee of the National Liberation Front (NLF), and seved as Chairman of the South Vietnam Women's Liberation Association. The oppressive policies of Diem and the problems of civil war and American involvement are described with powerful immediacy-effectively illustrating the patriotic fervor and determination of those she fought with and helped lead.
Posted in Biography & Autobiography