Pigs: A Guide to Management by Neville Beynon
Pigs - A guide to Management - Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of pig-keeping.
It includes information on:
- how pigs have developed
- the influence of the market on the breeds and pig-keeping systems
- the pig and its environment
- piglet birth, survival, growth and development
- the important place of artificial insemination in both modern commercial production and maintaining our rare breeds.
The welfare, care and managemet of the pig through to its sale as a finished pig, along with that of the breeding sow, gilt, boar, is a central theme.