Pig farming, open range, Western Australia
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THERE are several satisfactory systems which can be employed in planning a piggery, but under West Australian conditions, the paddock system has much to commend it.
Grazing admits an animal to the healthy influences of sunlight and stimulates exercise. The digestive processes of the pig are also stimulated and this helps to bring about more efficient utilisation of the feed.
Dunstan, S R.
"The open range system of pig farming,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 2
, Article 8.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol2/iss9/8