A Guide to Pig Production at Farm Level

By:
David Mutetikka
Published:
2009
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This is the tenth of a series of publications of selected materials sponsored jointly by I@mak project and Fountain Publishers. A pig keeper who understands management practices will find itrewarding...
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This is the tenth of a series of publications of selected materials sponsored jointly by I@mak project and Fountain Publishers. A pig keeper who understands management practices will find itrewarding to keep pigs. In the past, market was a major problem but presently farmers are encouraged to start keeping pigs because of better prices owing to increased demand. This manual is a set of practical guidelines aimed at helping farmers in their investment and routine work. It covers all the important aspects
of pig management. It is an attempt to contribute to available literature on the subject of pig production with relevance to conditions in Uganda. It is written in simple language to be
understood by a wide readership including farmers, students and extension service providers.

The book deals with: Starting Pig Production Business; Pig Housing and Equipment; Practical and General Management of Pigs; Feeding Management; Health and Disease Control; Waste Management; Record Keeping; as well as Economics of Pig Production and Marketing

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