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Raising guinea pigs

by David E. Lantz

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

    Subjects:
  • Guinea pigs

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementDavid E. Lantz
    SeriesFarmers" bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 525, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 525.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25654093M
    OCLC/WorldCa15141070

    Hog raising in the Philippines is a very popular enterprise such that there is a proliferation of backyard producers, which dominates the swine industry and a healthy viable commercial sector. Despite the crises facing the swine industry, still many people are venturing in this enterprise.   Even a pound pig (live weight) will give about 55 pounds of hams and shoulder, 40 pounds of bacon and loin, plus lard, sausage, pigs feet, etc. Two pigs are sufficient for a family of six to.

    Royal Mangalitsa- Beautiful Mangalitsa pig photos and info here. General Pig Raising Information: article on How to Raise Pigs; Books about Raising Pigs and Homesteading: Our daughter especially loves these books and recommends them to kids (and adults!) wanting to learn about raising pigs and livestock in general. A heritage hog breed, the American Guinea hog may be the best pig for your small homestead. Raise these hogs on pasture for superb meat and charcuterie. Few animals are as useful as pigs on the.

    Consider raising guinea fowl on your homestead: guinea fowl are low-cost and low-maintenance, and do a standout job as chemical-free pest control. This book contains everything you need to know about raising guinea pigs. It is ideal for those who want to be responsible in owning and raising their pets. It discusses the needs of guinea pigs and various options on what you can do in order to meet those needs.


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The return on investment could come from multiple markets, including meat, fur, and live animals for laboratories. (At the time, guinea pigs were commonly used in the Western world to test vaccines.).

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