Contained within this antique volume is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of pork production, including a helpful chapter on hog diseases. Containing everything a farmer might possibly need to know about the keeping of swine, this text, complete with a wealth of information, charts, and clear instructions, will prove an invaluable tool for anyone with a practical interest in the subject. The material in this book has been drawn from three sources: from practical experience; experimental studies; and the results of research in the fields of chemistry and biology. The chapters of this book include: 'Feeding and Handling the Herd in the Breeding Season', 'Feeding the Sows', 'Amount to Feed', 'Feeding the Boar', 'General Considerations', 'Mating', 'The Management and Feeding of the Breeding Herd in Winter', 'General Management', 'Sanitation', 'Water', 'Feeding Pregnant Sows and Gilts', etcetera. This text was first published in 1923, and is proudly republished now complete with a new introduction on the subject.