Pigs, Pig farming, Small farms, Cost analysis
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PIG HERDS are tending to become larger and more specialised, but it is still possible for the small herd of less than 20 sows to absorb by-products and spare labour very profitably.
These advantages can be lost if the scale is larger.
Goss, B M.
"Profitable bacon production in a small herd,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 10
, Article 11.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol10/iss9/11