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Feeding pigs

Ian Albert McKenzie Lucas

Feeding pigs

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Published by Pig Industry Development Authority in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby I.A.M. Lucas.
ContributionsPig Industry Development Authority.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19588709M


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Even when daily cleaning is done to maintain a healthy living condition, the pigs seems to accumulate much waste.

The pigs were processed at home, so there was no cost for slaughter or butchering, but slaughter generally costs about $60 plus another $ for butchering. Cost to Raise a Pig in Summer. Purchase Price $ Feed Costs $ Butchering $ Total Cost: $ Finished hanging weight was approximately pounds per pig, which means about $ That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond.

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Do not feed more than this - you will waste money and end up with over-fat pigs. Only lactating sows need more food than this. Furthermore, weigh the food.

Six pounds is probably less than you think. At pounds, or 16 weeks, up the feed to 4 – 5 pounds of the same feed per day. Continue to up the feed to about 6 – 7 pounds per day.

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