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Smallholder pig rearing is becoming a resurgent interest area for both farmers and farmer advisers. With its helpful, practical and up-to-date advice on breeding, nutrition, housing and the management and economics of pig farming, this booklet provides you with all the information you need to keep pigs and make a profit from it.

The previous version of this book is Pig Keeping in the Tropics, by Dick Muys and Geert Westenbrink (636.41 MUY)

Agrodok-series No. 1


1 Introduction
2 Pig-keeping systems
3 Housing
4 Pig breeding and reproduction
5 Nutrition
6 Diseases, prevention and control
7 Management and economics of pig farming

Publication Details

  • Published: 2011
  • Publisher: Agromisa, CTA
  • ISBN-13: 978-90-8573-126-9
  • Dewey Decimal: 636.408
  • ECHO Library: 636.408 AGR FRENCH