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Pigs

Handbook / Manual

Series: Tropical Agriculturalist Series

By: D Holness

150 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Palgrave

Paperback | Jul 2005 | Edition: 2 | #196277 | ISBN: 0333791487
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NHBS Price: £10.40 $13/€12 approx

Contents

Distribution, potentials and constraints; understanding the pig; systems of production; breeds and breed improvement; principles of feeding and feed resources in the tropics; housing; health; practical management; the processing and marketing of pigs; postscript - economic and planning considerations. Appendices: Nutrient requirements of pigs; Nutrient composition of feeds.

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