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Breeds of swine

F. G. Ashbrook

Breeds of swine

by F. G. Ashbrook

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swine breeds

  • Edition Notes

    StatementF.G Ashbrook
    SeriesFarmers" bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 765, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 765.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25582339M
    OCLC/WorldCa15207360

    A breed society was established at the same time and herd book recording can be traced for more than years. The Hampshire is used extensively as the sire of cross bred pigs for the pork and manufacturing markets in the USA and many other countries.   The breed is prized for its excellent personality. These are placid, friendly, pigs that greet humans with crooked-toothed smiles and a low thrumming humming. Photo Credit Anna K. Brown. Members of the American KuneKune Pig Society work diligently to keep the bloodlines pure and to be sure that all registered pigs live up to the breed standards.

      Teaching Breeds. Question asked by John Heiser on Latest reply on by Kendra Ann Flood. Like • Show 3 Likes 3; Comment • 10; I was wondering if anyone had any materials they would like to share when they teach the different breeds and industry's of Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, and Dairy to their students. The American Yorkshire has smaller and more-floppy ears when compared to the English Yorkshire's large, erect ears. American Yorkshires are the most recorded swine breed farmed for its meat in the United States. The breed was developed in Yorkshire, England, circa Conservation status: Least Concern.

    Breeds Of Pigs; Charts and Tables; Books. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs. Brenda Dupler Book. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, farmer Kelly Klober provides expert advice on making any size hog operation more efficient and profitable in Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs. The most. Basque Pig Basque Country Essex: Essex England Cerdo Ibérico: Iberian Pig Spain, Portugal Porc gascon: Gascon pig France Gasteizko muturmotz txerria: Basque Country Gloucestershire Old Spots: Gloucestershire Old Spots England Göttinger Minischwein: Göttingen miniature pig Germany Hampshire: Hampshire United States of America Jeju Black Pig.


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Many readers will enjoy learning about the pig and its place in the development of societies and cultures, and the book will be an invalubale reference for professional agriculturalists, particularly those in developing countries, teachers and students of veterinary science and animal science, and commercial pig-breeding e Porter is the author of numerous books on Cited by: The Swine curriculum explores raising and caring for pigs, fitting and showing, and career opportunities Breeds of swine book to swine.

Activities are youth centered and include opportunities for the application of knowledge and skills at three different levels. rows  "Breeds of Livestock - Swine Breeds". Oklahoma State.

The Pig – A treatise on the Breeds, Management, Feeding and Medical Treatment of Swine by William Youatt Printed in this is the first and oldest book on pigs.

A fascinating read of social and pig history. Published (2nd edition) this was. Major Swine Breeds Berkshire. The third-most recorded breed of swine in the United States, Chester White. Chester Whites originated in Chester County, Pa., from which their name was formed.

Duroc. The second-most recorded breed of swine in the United States, Hampshire. The hogs with "the. British Landrace.

Bulgarian White. Czech Improved White. Danish Landrace. Finnish Landrace. French Landrace. German Landrace. Gloucestershire Old Spot. Italian. Swine It is believed that the majority of the breeds we now know are descended from the Eurasian Wild Boar (Sus scrofa).

Archaeological evidence from the Middle East indicates domestication of the pig occurs as early as 9, years ago, with some evidence for domestication even earlier in China.

Breeds of Swine 5 S uccess in the swine industry depends partly on a broad knowledge of the breeds of hogs used in production.

Knowing the different breeds and their characteristics is important in making decisions about which breed to use in breeding programs. Producers also need to Breeds of swine book whether to use hybrid hogs in their operation. W elcome to the Breeds of Livestock resource presented by the Department of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University.

This site is intended as an educational and informational resource on breeds of livestock throughout the world.

We hope you enjoy the information provided and find it both educational and fun. Know Your Pigs (Old Pond Books) 28 Breeds of Pig, Hog, and Swine from All Around the World, with Size, Weight, Coloring, Personality, History, & a Full-Page Photo of Each Breed; Handy 7x5 Pocket Size [Byard, Jack] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(18).

1) Market Swine—selection and feeding of one or more feeder pigs to market weight. 2) Breeding Swine—care and management of swine raised for breeding purposes. This includes selection and management of one or more gilts from breeding to farrowing, and management of sows and their litters (not recommended for beginning 4-H members).

Get this from a library. Breeds of swine. [F G Ashbrook] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information.

Breeds of Swine Macy Vansickle Bryan County OCES Youth Development Educator Landrace Originated in Denmark Large Drooped ears Known for their maternal instincts White Long Berkshire One of the oldest breeds, originated in England Black with white legs, snout and switch Known for fast and efficient growth and reproductive efficiency Erect ears Chester White.

If you have a small space in which to raise the pig, choose smaller breeds with a calmer temperament. Most pigs will do fine in dry lots or pasture but all will enjoy ample space if you can provide it. Temperament: When choosing a breed, consider temperament. Some breeds are calmer than others and animals will vary in temperament from farm to farm.

The most common pig breeds for commercial pig production are the Yorkshire, Landrace, Hampshire, Duroc, and Tibetan, Tamworth and Meishan breeds and their crosses. Major Swine Breeds Duroc The third-most recorded breed of swine in the United States, Berkshires are known for fast and efficient growth, reproductive efficiency, cleanness and meat flavor and value.

The first U.S. meeting of Berkshire breeders and importers was held inwith the American Berkshire Association formed shortly after –File Size: KB. The NSR Show Ring is the official app for the National Swine Registry.

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Poland China swine, oldest breed of swine to have originated in the United States and one of the most popular. A number of strains have contributed to the development of this breed, notably the Irish Grazier and the Berkshire. Poland Chinas, among the largest of swine, are usually black; some have white spots on different parts of the body, particularly on.

Swine Book 1 – The Incredible Pig. Naming the Breed – pg. 6 the different swine breeds; Learning the Parts – pg. 10 fy the swine body parts; Judging Market Hogs – pg. 12 how to judge swine and practice judging a swine class; Meeting the Budget – pg. 14 e a market hog budget. Include income and expenses.

Each of my students just finished creating a swine breed book. They had to research a specific breed and each page had to include specific information; history of the breed, development, size, pros and cons, etc.

Then each student will read their classmates' books and fill in a chart with required information about each breed. The Basque Pig is a very rare breed of domesticated swine that developed in the Basque Country region of France and Spain. They are mainly raised for the production of pork, which is popular for its excellent quality and aroma.

These pigs were almost on the verge of extinction until efforts were taken for their revival. Quick Information Also Known As Euskal Txerri (Basque). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Breeds of swine.

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government.BREED OF SWINE. There are many imported breeds in the country today and its sometimes difficult to determine the best breed most suited to our conditions.

Here is a guide to help you select the breed to raise depending on your purpose, money and experience. YORKSHIRE OR LARGEWHITE.

Yorkshire are entirely white with medium, erect ears.