Small-Scale Pig Raising (Paperback)

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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781626545533
ISBN-10: 1626545537
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media
Publication Date: June 10th, 2016
Pages: 278
Language: English