Pigs: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit by Arie McfarlenPigs: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit by Arie Mcfarlen

Pigs: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit

byArie Mcfarlen

Paperback | April 1, 2008

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All pig raisers will welcome the guidance and helpful tips of experienced rancher Arie B. McFarlen, PhD on the many aspects of raising and tending a small herd of pigs on a hobby farm. From selecting and purchasing the best pigs for a small farm to feeding, housing, and handling, Hobby Farms Pigs is a full-color comprehensive guide that is both practical and entertaining. The author has gathered advice from expert pig farmers from around the country on various topics, and the chapters on keeping pigs healthy and breeding and raising healthy piglets will prove especially helpful to experienced pig farmers as well as neophytes. Resources include an appendix of swine diseases, a glossary of relevant terms, listing of useful associations, books, periodicals, and websites. Fully indexed.
Arie McFarlen, PhD, as the co-owner of Maveric Heritage Ranch Co. in South Dakota, works toward the saving and promoting of endangered livestock breeds. She is the author of several articles about these breeds featured in Hobby Farms magazine, Rare Breeds Journal, and Small Farm Journal.
Title:Pigs: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and ProfitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2008Publisher:FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933958189

ISBN - 13:9781933958187

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