Small Scale Pig Raising

Small Scale Pig Raising Author Dirk Van Loon
ISBN-10 1626545537
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 278
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Do you dream of raising a feeder animal but have limited land, time, and money? Dirk van Loon has a solution for you! Covering everything from buying your pig to smoking your own bacon, "Small-Scale Pig Raising" will show you how to produce the most meat for the smallest investment of time and money in a healthy and stress-free environment. This volume covers the essentials, including: Housing & equipment Penning & handling Commercial feeds Alternative feeds Pig digestion & physiology Breeding & farrowing Management techniques Butchering "Small-Scale Pig Raising" includes in-depth detail on home butchering with step-by-step instructions and photos that break down the entire process from slaughtering to portioning meat for the freezer. This book covers everything a beginner needs to know.



Small Scale Pig Raising

Small Scale Pig Raising Author Dirk Van Loon
ISBN-10 1626542473
Release 2015-09-10
Pages 274
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Do you dream of raising a feeder animal but have limited land, time, and money? Dirk van Loon has a solution for you Covering everything from buying your pig to smoking your own bacon, "Small-Scale Pig Raising" will show you how to produce the most meat for the smallest investment of time and money. This volume covers the essentials, including: Housing & equipment Penning & handling Commercial feeds Alternative feeds Pig digestion & physiology Breeding & farrowing Management techniques Butchering "Small-Scale Pig Raising" includes in-depth detail on home butchering with step-by-step instructions and photos that break down the entire process from slaughtering to portioning meat for the freezer. This book covers everything a beginner needs to know.



Small Scale Pig Raising

Small Scale Pig Raising Author Dirk Van Loon
ISBN-10 1626548854
Release 2014-06-27
Pages 274
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Do you dream of raising a feeder animal but have limited land, time, and money? Dirk van Loon has a solution for you Covering everything from buying your pig to smoking your own bacon, "Small-Scale Pig Raising" will show you how to produce the most meat for the smallest investment of time and money. This volume covers the essentials, including: Housing & equipment Penning & handling Commercial feeds Alternative feeds Pig digestion & physiology Breeding & farrowing Management techniques Butchering "Small-Scale Pig Raising" includes in-depth detail on home butchering with step-by-step instructions and photos that break down the entire process from slaughtering to portioning meat for the freezer. This book covers everything a beginner needs to know. Dirk van Loon, a graduate of the College of Agriculture at Cornell, publishes "Rural Delivery," a monthly magazine for small-scale farmers, and raises food for his table in Nova Scotia.



Small scale Outdoor Pig Breeding

Small scale Outdoor Pig Breeding Author Wendy Scudamore
ISBN-10 9781785000645
Release 2015-05-31
Pages 144
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Small-scale Outdoor Pig Breeding is a comprehensive guide to breeding and rearing pigs in natural conditions without compromising their well-being. The book provides support for novice pig-keepers hoping to breed their own pigs. Moreover, it also acts as a valuable reference for more experienced breeders and offers information about different breeds of pigs and their respective needs. Topics covered include: choosing a breed; selecting a boar; hogging and mating; gestation care; farrowing; and hand rearing. This invaluable reference guide to breeding and rearing pigs is aimed at all pig-keepers, whether novice or more experienced, and also smallholders, farmers and rare breed enthusiasts. Fully illustrated with 77 colour photographs and diagrams.



How to Raise Pigs

How to Raise Pigs Author Philip Hasheider
ISBN-10 9781610588942
Release 2014-01-15
Pages 176
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Pigs were once known as "mortgage lifters," a term that endears them to many small farmers. Whether you want a pig on your property for pleasure or profit, on a small scale or large, this is the book you should have. From first considerations to last, choosing a breed to bringing home the bacon, this approachable, authoritative guide covers every facet of raising pigs. Whats the story behind the modern pork industry? What are the advantages of raising pigs on a small scale, and what does it take in the way of resources and accommodations? After delving into these questions, author Philip Hasheider goes into the details of housing, feeding, and caring for pigs, as well as breeding, showing, and marketing them--as a project, a hobby, or a business, or just to have one of these unique porcine characters around the farmyard. His book also includes a glossary of terms, a list of resources, and information about pork organizations, regulations, and ordinances.



Small scale Pig Farming in New Zealand

Small scale Pig Farming in New Zealand Author David Yerex
ISBN-10 0909014027
Release 1994
Pages 64
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Small scale Pig Farming in New Zealand has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Small scale Pig Farming in New Zealand also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Small scale Pig Farming in New Zealand book for free.



Pigs for the Freezer

Pigs for the Freezer Author Linda McDonald-Brown
ISBN-10 1847971628
Release 2010
Pages 144
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Small-scale pig keeping is expanding—not only in the countryside but also in urban areas. However, at the outset, the prospect of owning pigs can be frightening for the uninitiated. This guide is aimed at the small-scale producer in a suburban or urban environment as well as smallholders who want to keep a few pigs for the first time. It guides the reader through the day-to-day routine of looking after pigs and provides essential information. Moreover, it touches on the emotional side of sending your pigs to slaughter and demonstrates how the carcasses should be butchered. Finally, the author provides a selection of delicious recipes using just about every part of the pig, including the ears.



Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs 3rd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs  3rd Edition Author Kelly Klober
ISBN-10 9781603426862
Release 2010-01-27
Pages 374
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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.



Pastured Pigs on a Small Scale

Pastured Pigs on a Small Scale Author Lee McCosker
ISBN-10 9780646914039
Release 2015-12-16
Pages 128
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This book is the revised version of 'Keeping A Few Free Range Pigs'. The popularity of free range pig farming increases all the time but it is not just those that wish to farm pigs on a commercial scale that are a part of this movement, small mixed farms and people that just want to raise a few pigs for the freezer are seeking out information on the best way to farm a few pigs out on pasture. This book is written in a question and answer format, easy to read, no technical jargon, just uncomplicated information and answers to questions on keeping a few free range pigs on pasture.



Free Range Pig Farming Starting Out in Pastured Pigs

Free Range Pig Farming   Starting Out in Pastured Pigs Author Lee McCosker
ISBN-10 9781326603618
Release 2016-04-03
Pages 142
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This book is a easy to understand guide to pastured free range pig farming. It covers everything from breeds, breeding, growing, marketing, housing, fencing and managing the farm environment with the aim of giving anyone new to the industry a good insigh



Pigs

Pigs Author Arie Mcfarlen
ISBN-10 9781935484813
Release 2011-05-03
Pages 184
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These Hobby Farms livestock care manuals will help both experienced and novice hobby farmers realize their own dreams of life on the farm - for pleasure and profit.



A Guide to Raising Pigs

A Guide to Raising Pigs Author Kelly Klober
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924073952040
Release 1997
Pages 313
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Provides advice on raising and slaughtering pigs for the table, showing hogs, raising hogs as a business, and breeding and managing a herd



The Complete Guide to Raising Pigs

The Complete Guide to Raising Pigs Author Carlotta Cooper
ISBN-10 9781601383792
Release 2010-11-30
Pages 288
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An introduction to raising pigs for food or as pets, covering selecting a breed, shelter, feeding, breeding, and more.



Harris on the Pig

Harris on the Pig Author Joseph Harris
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B277245
Release 1870
Pages 250
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Harris on the Pig has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Harris on the Pig also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Harris on the Pig book for free.



Homegrown Pork

Homegrown Pork Author Sue Weaver
ISBN-10 9781603428828
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 256
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Raising a pig for meat is easy to do, even in a small space like a suburban backyard. In just five months, a 30-pound shoat will become a 250-pound hog and provide you with more than 100 pounds of pork, including tenderloin, ham, ribs, bacon, sausage, and more. Homegrown Pork covers everything you need to know to raise your own pig, from selecting a breed to feeding, housing, fencing, health care, and humane processing. Invite all your friends over for a healthy and succulent pork dinner!



Pigs Pasture Profit

Pigs  Pasture   Profit Author Lee McCosker
ISBN-10 9781483447728
Release 2012-03-20
Pages 142
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This book is all about profitable free range pork production. It covers all the basics in easy to understand language with an in-depth look into the critical areas of pig nutrition and its relationship to pig health and profitability, breeds used in free range farming, herd management, housing, fencing, grazing management and much more. Pigs, Pasture & Profit engages with producers of all levels and acknowledges the very different breeds, farming systems and environments that free range pigs are raised in and that the needs of the animals, their behaviors and genetics all play a part in how the piggery is best managed. Producing a marketable pig as economically as possible is the ultimate goal of any successful pig business and this book will help you do that.



Sepp Holzer s Permaculture

Sepp Holzer s Permaculture Author Sepp Holzer
ISBN-10 9781603583831
Release 2011-04-11
Pages 256
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Sepp Holzer farms steep mountainsides in Austria 1,500 meters above sea level. His farm is an intricate network of terraces, raised beds, ponds, waterways and tracks, well covered with productive fruit trees and other vegetation, with the farmhouse neatly nestling amongst them. This is in dramatic contrast to his neighbors' spruce monocultures.In this book, Holzer shares the skill and knowledge acquired over his lifetime. He covers every aspect of his farming methods, not just how to create a holistic system on the farm itself, but how to make a living from it. Holzer writes about everything from the overall concepts, down to the practical details.In Sepp Holzer's Permaculturereaders will learn: How he sets up a permaculture system The fruit varieties he has found best for permaculture growing How to construct terraces, ponds, and waterways How to build shelters for animals and how to work with them on the land How to cultivate edible mushrooms in the garden and on the farm and much more! Holzer offers a wealth of information for the gardener, smallholder or alternative farmer yet the book's greatest value is the attitudes it teaches. He reveals the thinking processes based on principles found in nature that create his productive systems. These can be applied anywhere.