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Breeding, Growing and Finishing "the Bacon Hog".

Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture.

Breeding, Growing and Finishing "the Bacon Hog".

by Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture.

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Published .
Written in English


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SeriesBulletin (Ontario Dept. of Agriculture) -- 299
ContributionsToole, W., Knox, R.G.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21818882M

The third-most recorded breed of swine in the United States, Berkshires are known for fast and efficient growth, reproductive efficiency, cleanness and meat flavor and value. The first U.S. meeting of Berkshire breeders and importers was held in , with the American Berkshire Association formed shortly after – making it the oldest swine. Major contents of the book are behavior of pigs, feeding management, pig breeding, housing management, diseases, pork processing, sausages, bacon, cooked ham, chilling and freezing of meat, meat packaging. It will be a standard reference book for professionals, food technologists, entrepreneurs, and others interested in startup of pig.

  In pig production 2 phases of production are recognized: (1) sow farms (breeding and rearing); and (2) fattening farms (growing and finishing).The steps in these two farms include mating, pregnancy, childbirth, lactating piglets, and fattening. Excellent breed accomplished through thorough breeding system which base on breeding, rearing and. Some of today’s better-known hog breeds raised through free-range pig farming include the distinctive-looking Hampshire pig, which is black with a white “belt” near the front legs; the mostly black Berkshire, which is known for lean carcasses; and the droopy-eared Black Poland, which has a reputation for hardiness and a color pattern that is similar to the Berkshire.

For this reason the words "pig" and "hog" have come to be associated with greedy behavior. Pigs are weaned when they are two to four weeks old. They are called "nursery pigs" until they reach 50 pounds and "growing/finishing pigs" from then until they reach about pounds. After that they are called hogs.   Free Online Library: Raising the homestead hog.(pig) by "Countryside & Small Stock Journal"; Home and garden Consumer news, advice, product reviews Homesteading Practice Slaughterhouses Methods Slaughtering and slaughter-houses Swine Breeding Swine breeding.


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Specific recommendations for trace mineral and vitamin additions to growing-finishing swine feed are shown in Table 7. The values represent our best estimate of trace mineral and vitamin needs of finishing swine housed in practical situations.

These values are based on NRC requirements to which a safety margin has been added. contents of the book are behavior of pigs, feeding management, pig breeding, housing management, diseases, pork processing, sausages, bacon, cooked ham, chilling and freezing of meat, meat packaging.

It will be a standard reference book for professionals, food technologists, entrepreneurs, and others interested in startup of pig. Growing/finishing hog: any swine weighing > ñ ì lbs. in the feeder lot or feeder pasture before it reach-es butcher weight and goes to the processor Dam: mother Sire: father Sow: female hog after she has farrowed at least once.

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