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Pig Environment Problems

By: Paul Smith and Hugh Crabtree
166 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs
Pig Environment Problems
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  • Pig Environment Problems ISBN: 9781897676189 Hardback Dec 2005 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

Although this is a technical publication, it is written for students and professionals who choose to operate at the 'sharp end' and want to understand and enjoy pigs and enhance pig comfort with the help of applied science. The book aims to identify best advice, best practice and best products for the specialized pig environment. It nurtures an attitude of continuous improvement that will not only better the lot of pigs and pig people but also increase the likelihood of improved consumer satisfaction and sustained profitability.

Contents

Introduction *Consumer demands *Quality assurance *Impact of pig environment on pig health and farm-workers *Planning constraints and nuisance issues *Biological characteristics of the pig and pig behaviour *Temperature and air speed *Dust and noxious gases *Maximum and minimum ventilation rates *Pig housing *Review of ventilation systems *Equipment testing and maintenance *Building materials including floors and insulation *Prefabrication *Electrical equipment *Trouble shooting *Case histories of new and modified buildings *Cost benefit analysis *Real-time monitoring *Future trends in pig housing *Index

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By: Paul Smith and Hugh Crabtree
166 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs
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