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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 also to be found in and around towns and cities, and they play an important role in feeding urban populations.

This Agrodok looks at three typical pig-keeping systems

The current version of this book is Pig Farming in the Tropics, by Johan van 't Klooster and Arie Wingelaar

Agridok-series No. 1

Publication Details

  • Published: 2004
  • Publisher: Agromisa Foundation
  • ISBN-10: 90-77073-53-1
  • Dewey Decimal: 636.41
  • ECHO Library: 636.41 MUY
  • ECHO Asia Library: AB.022, AB.044