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Pig Books

Whether you are an experienced pig rearer or just starting out, there is always something new to learn. We believe that continual education is key to getting the best out of you and your animals, and our pig books will provide you with all the answers you need.

We have guides and books that offer advice about everything from pig behaviour, breeding, welfare and meat production. Many of our pig books are aimed at small-holdings and others are more suitable for larger scale farms. The range of topics covered are comprehensive and you can be sure that your four legged friends will get all the benefits of your learning!

Pig books for the commercial farmer cover in depth topics such as pig diseases, yields, welfare and nutrition. Production of rare breeds and organic pig production are also becoming popular subjects, especially among smallholders, and we have a number of pig books covering these topics.

Our pig books are organised into 5 sections on the main topics covered:

  • Pig Nutrition Books - feeding and drinking techniques to gain higher yields and healthier pigs
  • Pig Production Books - reproduction and housing of pigs
  • Pig Welfare Books - the ethics of keeping pigs, and factors pertaining to the welfare of your herd
  • Pig Signals Books - a set of books that enable the pig keeper to interpret the signs shown by pigs

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  1. A Practical Guide to the Feeding of Organic Farm Animals: Pigs, Poultry, Cattle, Sheep and Goats

    A Practical Guide to the Feeding of Organic Farm Animals: Pigs, Poultry, Cattle, Sheep and Goats (Paperback) - Robert Blair

    Robert Blair
    £24.95
    Authored by a renowned animal scientist with a peerless reputation in organic livestock nutrition, A Practical Guide to the Feeding of Organic Farm Animals aims to translate the science of feeding organic livestock and distil it into practical guidance for farmers and producers....
  2. A View from the Tractor - Wit and Wisdom from the Nation's Favourite Dairy Farmer

    A View from the Tractor - Wit and Wisdom from the Nation's Favourite Dairy Farmer

    Roger Evans
    £11.99
    From his own farmyard, or looking down on his village from his tractor, or on a stool in the local pub, Roger tells it like it is....
  3. Acidifiers In Animal Nutrition

    Acidifiers In Animal Nutrition

    Paul McMullin
    £25.00
    An overview on the use of acidifiers in animal nutrition & their beneficial effects on livestock and aquaculture...
  4. Amino Acids In Animal Nutrition

    Amino Acids In Animal Nutrition

    Edited by J P F D-Mello
    £149.95
    Author: Edited by J P F D-Mello ...
  5. Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture

    Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture

    Edited by M Vaarst S Roderick V Lund
    £94.95
    Author(s): Edited by M Vaarst S Roderick V Lund & W Lockeretz ...
  6. Animal Nutrition Science

    Animal Nutrition Science

    G Dryden
    £39.95
    Author: G Dryden ...
  7. Animal Welfare at Slaughter

    Animal Welfare at Slaughter (Hardback) - Edited by Antonio Velarde and Mohan Raj

    Edited by Antonio Velarde and Mohan
    £49.95
    This research monograph provides a thoroughly scientific evidence-based account of the physiology and behaviour of animals for slaughter, analysis of the different killing methods, legislation and operating procedures, lairage and movement, depopulation and handling....
  8. Animal Welfare in Extensive Production Systems

    Animal Welfare in Extensive Production Systems (Hardback) - Edited by Juan J. Villalba

    Edited by Juan J. Villalba
    £55.00
    Animal Welfare in Extensive Production Systems presents the challenges of animal welfare of animals reared in extensive agricultural systems in a practical way, backed up with thoroughly referenced research....
  9. Animals and us: 50 years and more of applied ethology

    Animals and us: 50 years and more of applied ethology

    Editors: Jennifer Brown, Yolande Sed
    £55.00
    The book provides an exciting overview of this emerging field of science, and is intended for academics, students and anyone who takes pleasure in observing animals....
  10. Applied Nutrition for Young Pigs

    Applied Nutrition for Young Pigs

    I Mavromichalis
    £90.00
    Author(s): I Mavromichalis ...

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  2. Pig Nutrition (39)
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  4. Pig 'Signals' Training (3)
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