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Pigs - A Guide to Management - Second Edition

By Neville Beynon

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ISBN: 9781847977526
PUBLISHED: 13/10/2014
PAGES: 240
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 216x138 mm
INSIDE: 120 colour photographs

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 management of the pig through to its sale as a finished pig, along with that of the breeding sow, gilt, boar, is a central theme.

  • Covers all aspects of pig husbandry and provides a comprehensive guide to developing pig management skills
  • Illustrates the range of pedigree and commercial pig breeds and how they are influenced by the market
  • Discusses those aspects of pig management that have an impact on health, welfare and production efficiency
  • Contains over 120 colour illustrations, including photographs of all of the current BPA-registered pig breeds, along with pet pigs and wild boars

RRP: £20.00

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" A book such as this one has a very important role to play and should be on the bookshelf of every amateur pig-keeper. "
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Reviewed By: Animal Welfare Vol.25.1

" Pigs: A Guide to Management by Neville Beynon has a wealth of information that will prove useful to all pig keepers and breeders. "
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