Pigs, Animal breeding
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PROFITABLE pig raising depends on the tumoff of efficiently grown animals. Breeders should be selected for growth rate, and proper care of the breeding sow will ensure that her litters are large and healthy.
A rapid increase in the number of breeding sows in Western Australia suggests that some relatively inexperienced breeders may have started raising pigs. This article sets out the best pig breeding methods as a guide to beginners and a reminder to more experienced pig raisers.
"Basic pig breeding,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 12
, Article 5.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol12/iss5/5