1. 20/1/2011
  2. 20/1/2010 Pig farming in Tanzania has primarily been for a long time of backyard and informal sector producers. However in order to secure both food and nutritional security to rural Tanzania households, there is a need of embracing integrated approaches in livestock farming. Pig farming in Tanzania is...
  3. Managing piggery solid waste is often a challenge for pig farmers. It can be difficult to dispose of pig manure and effluent sludge in an environmentally friendly way. Worm farming can be an effective method of processing piggery waste and converting it into worm compost, which is a useful and...
  4. Recurso clave 1/1/1991 Pigs covers is detail the characteristics and requirements of this livestock group, and how to raise and produce pigs in a variety of tropical zones and farming systems. Breeds, breeding, health,nutrition, housing,slaughtering and processing are all included. 150 pages, illustrated, photos
  5. The site is devoted to gather a maximum of research and development institutions working on pig production and wild hogs in tropical regions, in order to promote research results. With a strong commitment to create a “Tropical Pig Network”, PigTrop website aims to be a collective platform to...
  6. Pig rearing is the main focus of two of our value chain projects – inUgandaandVietnam. Here we provide links to some useful manuals and guides to raising pigs. Add your resource by clicking the ‘comment’ feature on this post.
  7. 20/1/2009 Published for Nepal Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  8. 20/1/2004 Pigs and pig keeping in one form or another can be found almost anywhere in the world. Especially of course in country areas it is common for communities to have pigs rooting and roaming freely around the dwellings, to be brought in one day as household needs require. Pig keeping enterprises are...
  9. We, the North West Pig Farmers Co-operative, NOWEPIFAC, are a group of enthusiastic pig farmers in Cameroon. Our motto is "Fighting the Feed, Marketing and Disease Crisis of Pig farming". We have many ideas and are very keen to develop its skills in pig farming.
  10. The treatment of most diseases is described in general terms as the book is intedned for the use of Veterinary Surgeions who, in Britian, are supplied annually with the compnedium of Data Sheets for Veterinary Products. This publication contains the data sheets which give details of the...
  11. 1/1/1995 This book speaks to the challenges of small farm pig production. The two main themes of malnutrition and parasite control are dealt with in depth, utilizing very practical ideas and methods. The author repeatedly emphasizes the need to deal with these issues if the farmer is to be successful in...
  12. 7/2/2017 Successful pig raising factors 1.Good breed 2.Good food 3.Good house 4.Good management 5.Good disease prevention
  13. 19/1/1984 This book speaks to the challenges of small farm pig production. The two main themes of malnutrition and parasite control are dealt with in depth, utilizing very practical ideas and methods. The author repeatedly emphasizes the need to deal with these issues if the farmer is to be successful in...
  14. 20/4/2016 Pig production is an enterprise that provides small scale subsistence farmers with a clear opportunity for increased household income. It does not require large areas of land; at least 16m2 is needed to raise ten pigs using Deep Litter system or Fermented Bed Technology. The benefits of Deep...
  15. Pork production and consumption have risen rapidly in Uganda over the past decade, driven by population growth, urbanization, increasing incomes, and changing tastes. In 2011, Uganda had the highest per capita consumption of pork in East Africa (3.4 kg/person per year). The number of pigs has...
  16. (For the small holders at village level)
  17. 20/1/2011 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...
  18. AccessAgriculture Training Video Los agricultores en Uganda empezaron a cuidar a sus cerdos en corrales, porque si estaban sueltos, los agricultores no sabían dónde habían ido, qué habían comido, o si no habían contraído aluna enfermedad. Idiomas disponibles Español Francés Inglés Nepalí
  19. Recurso clave The deadly virus has decimated pig populations globally, reaching Asia in 2018. This article gives an overview of the origin, transmission, diagnosis, and prevention and coping strategies.
  20. Recurso clave This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 42 The integration of livestock on the smallholder farm is often a key component to the long-term sustainability of the farm, specifically by means of critical nutrient cycling. Livestock play a unique and critical role on the farm, transforming plant and...
  21. Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Science Swine It is believed that the majority of the breeds we now know are descended from the Eurasian Wild Boar (Sus scrofa). Archaeological evidence from the Middle East indicates domestication of the pig occurs as early as 9,000 years ago, with...
  22. 19/1/1973 Good pig farming relies on a combination of inter-connected aspects, such as housing, breeding and reproduction, nutrition, disease preven- tion and control, and management. This practical booklet focuses on all these subjects and links them to the three main smallholder pig production systems:...

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