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Commercial Pig Farming

A Guide for Swine Production and Management

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 2025
  • Editors: Anuj Chauhan, Ayon Tarafdar, Gyanendra Kumar Gaur, Sunil Ekanath Jadhav, Rupasi Tiwari, Triveni Dutt
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 3 7 6 9 - 0
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 3 7 7 0 - 6

Commercial Pig Farming: A Guide for Swine Production and Management provides a comprehensive overview of the pig farming sector, which accounts for approximately 35% of meat prod… Read more

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Commercial Pig Farming: A Guide for Swine Production and Management provides a comprehensive overview of the pig farming sector, which accounts for approximately 35% of meat production globally. Written by authors spanning 25 chapters, this book aims to provide broad coverage on the key aspects of commercial pig farm management including breeding and reproduction, housing, mechanization, feeding, health and welfare, pork processing, marketing, waste management, and circular bioeconomy. The book will move beyond the basics to cover state-of-the art and cutting-edge technologies in the industry, from artificial intelligence tools and smart phone applications for swine health and feeding management, to the latest vaccinations strategies and biosecurity guidelines for pigs.

The most complete and current guide to pig farming available on the market, this book will be most useful to progressive farmers, researchers, and graduate and post-graduate students interested in veterinary science, animal agriculture, and meat production and processing. Professionals working in the pig industry and other livestock industry stakeholders will also find this a valuable resource.