. Manual of farm animals; a practical guide to the choosing, breeding, and keep of horses, cattle, sheep, and swine. Animal industry; Horses; Cattle; Sheep; Swine. THE FEEDING OF SWINE 473 sive grain feeding account for much of the shy breeding among many of the more prominent breeds. Hogs will live and breed under such confinement, but greatest success cannot be attained under these systems of management. Another serious mistake is the too liberal use of corn. While no food equals corn for fattening swine, it is not a good grain for the breeding ani- mals, and its too exclusive use is a commo

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. Manual of farm animals; a practical guide to the choosing, breeding, and keep of horses, cattle, sheep, and swine. Animal industry; Horses; Cattle; Sheep; Swine. THE FEEDING OF SWINE 473 sive grain feeding account for much of the shy breeding among many of the more prominent breeds. Hogs will live and breed under such confinement, but greatest success cannot be attained under these systems of management. Another serious mistake is the too liberal use of corn. While no food equals corn for fattening swine, it is not a good grain for the breeding ani- mals, and its too exclusive use is a commo
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. Manual of farm animals; a practical guide to the choosing, breeding, and keep of horses, cattle, sheep, and swine. Animal industry; Horses; Cattle; Sheep; Swine. THE FEEDING OF SWINE 473 sive grain feeding account for much of the shy breeding among many of the more prominent breeds. Hogs will live and breed under such confinement, but greatest success cannot be attained under these systems of management. Another serious mistake is the too liberal use of corn. While no food equals corn for fattening swine, it is not a good grain for the breeding ani- mals, and its too exclusive use is a common cause of barren- ness or of small litters.. ^'Vij.^.j;./- â », ;,>.*â¢*<â Fig. 163. â DuROC Jehsey Boar. First prize, Wisconsin State Fair, 1908. The Duroc Jersey breed of swine is a native of the United States. This breed, like the Poland China, is noted for its fat production and early maturing qualities. The breeding qualities of the breed are considered good, as the sows are fairly prolifie., In size the breed is classed as medium. The color is red, the ears drooping, and face straight. The breed is increasing in popularity in America. Ample room should be provided. Nothing is better than pasturing or soiling. Soiling is likely to involve too much labor on the average American farm, but in such cases there is usually an abundance of pasture. Sometimes hogs are denied the run of a pasture because they require a rather tight fence, and if. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Harper, Merritt Wesley, 1877-. New York, The Macmillan company

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