The technology and perform of pig construction has replaced quickly over fresh many years; new husbandry practices, new understandings of development, copy and wellbeing and fitness, new appreciations of welfare and environmental effect, new dietary ways, and smooth reproductive and genetic options have all come into being, including the emergence of latest future health demanding situations.

 

Now in its 3rd version, this lengthy proven reference e-book at the administration, breeding, feeding, meals, future health and welfare of pigs has been absolutely revised to supply transparent and present details on either the sensible and clinical features of the pig undefined. With the aid of a brand new panel of overseas specialists and a senior editor, the general constitution now comprises enter from overseas centres throughout Europe and North America.

 

This variation includes:

  • Updated models of latest chapters;

 

  • Completely revised and new sections on: Pig meat and carcass caliber, replica, the upkeep of well-being, dietary worth of protein and amino acids in feed stuffs, worth of fat and oils in pig diets, Product advertising, Environmental administration, Simulation modelling;

  • Input from overseas authorities;

 

  • Many tables, diagrams, images and figures.

Show description

Read or Download Whittemore's Science and Practice of Pig Production PDF

Best Animal Husbandry books

Aquafeed Formulation

Aquafeed formula is the one source that gives summaries with examples and formula thoughts in particular to satisfy the desires of a person within the aquaculture undefined. As feed is the biggest unmarried rate merchandise in aquaculture construction, and formulating aquaculture feed calls for many mixtures of numerous elements and nutrient requisites, this booklet takes a clear-and -concise procedure, offering crucial info on formula and masking correct on hand software program, feed nutrition, and ingredients resembling enzymes and phytase and conjugated fatty acids, in addition to top practices to enhance aquafeed construction.

Personalities on the Plate: The Lives and Minds of Animals We Eat

Human attitudes in the direction of different species are unavoidably advanced. we adore the puppy and devour the pig, or, we adore the bison and devour the bison. Who precisely are those fellow creatures? the latest technology from anthropology, psychology, and zoology will help us determine a few solutions to that query by way of displaying us how the animals we eat-- for a few the octopus or the chimpanzee, for plenty of others the bird and the goatthink, believe, and act as exact person beings.

Fundamentals of Dairy Chemistry

Basics of Dairy Chemistry has regularly been a reference textual content which has tried to supply a whole treatise at the chemistry of milk and the correct examine. The 3rd variation includes on in that layout which has proved winning over 4 prior variants (Fun­ damentals of Dairy technological know-how 1928, 1935 and basics of Dairy Chemistry 1965, 1974).

Additional info for Whittemore's Science and Practice of Pig Production

Show sample text content

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 42 votes