Harris on the Pig: Practical Hints for the Pig Farmer (Paperback)

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A lot can change in 100 years, but when it comes to pig-farming, Harris still knows best.

A treasure trove of useful, straightforward information, Harris on the Pig offers the finest education in pig management around. Written at the turn of the century, it is jam-packed with practical tips and common sense advice on breeding, raising, and caring for pigs. Inside you'll find:

  • -Detailed information about a variety of pig breeds
  • -Practical methods for feeding and avoiding waste
  • -Tips on designing and constructing pens and piggeries.
  • -Resourceful applications of pig manure
  • -Advice on managing thoroughbred pigs
  • -And much more

With a healthy dose of folksy humor sprinkled throughout, Harris on the Pig is a pig-farming bible for those who trust in the knowledge of tradition. Harris shares pearls of wisdom that could only be gathered by living a life amongst pigs. If you think you're ready to operate an efficient, sustainable pig farm, this is the book for you.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781626540743
ISBN-10: 1626540748
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media
Publication Date: August 5th, 2016
Pages: 280
Language: English