Pigs

Resources about pigs, raising pigs, pig pests and diseases, and pig processing compiled by Connie Fisk, Nebraska Extension Educator - Regional Food Systems
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Lessons In Raising Pigs (What NOT To Do!) | The Elliott Homestead (.com)

Lessons in Raising Pigs

Lessons in Raising Pigs - The Elliott Homestead. Great advice in the comments for training pigs to respect an electric fence.

Lessons in Raising Pigs

Lessons in Raising Pigs - The Elliott Homestead. Great advice in the comments for training pigs to respect an electric fence.

This is AWESOME!  A super cool University of Nebraska animation that explains how pigs and poultry digest grains. One of the best explanations of Monogastric Digestion I have seen!

A super cool University of Nebraska animation that explains how pigs and poultry digest grains. One of the best explanations of Monogastric Digestion I have seen!

Berkshire Pigs for Small Farms

Berkshire pig - heritage breed, really good meat and grazer, good for small farms.

How One Young Farmer Started Raising Pigs - Georgia Organics

How One Young Farmer Started Raising Pigs - Georgia Organics

Urban Meat, Part II: Pigs - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Urban Meat, Part II: Pigs - Homesteading and Livestock

Pigs can be a great source of healthy and humanely-raised meat in an urban setting thriving on the leftovers of humanity.

Local Meat and Poultry Processing: Business Commitments, Support Networks, and Policy Strategies to Expand the Sector - eXtension

Photo by Lauren Gwin By Lauren Gwin, Oregon State University and Arion Thiboumery, Iowa State University In this article we summarize.

Cornell Small Farms Program: One grower's experience with American Guinea Hogs

Pigging Out

By Ada Kerman At Phoenix Farm, a small, family-run homestead, we had the opportunity to get a breeding pair of American Guinea Hogs through a pass-on program in the fall of Over the last thre…

Profitable Pork: Strategies for hog producers

Profitable Pork: Alternative Strategies for Hog Producers

Pork Primal Cuts

Pork Primal Cuts - Great chart for showing the various cuts of pork we purchase.

Guide to Raising Healthy Pigs from the University of Wisconsin Extension

Guide to Raising Healthy Pigs from the University of Wisconsin Extension

Pig harvest experience

Pig Harvest - Homesteading and Livestock

Another season of pigs and the work of raising, feeding and butchering them in the urban setting.

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