Emphasizes the importance of proper sanitation, housing, and feeding for the successful and profitable raising of hogs in the western U.S. Focuses on methods of management and handling for sows and piglets during and after farrowing, including sanitation and safety measures in farrowing houses, correct amounts and types of feed, parasite control, disease prevention, and the provision of necessary water for drinking and cooling. Also shows various breeds of swine suited to the West, shipping procedures for carrying hogs to market, and the efficient use of self-feeders and waterers. Features an animated summary of how the life of a domesticated pig has improved.
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