Resources for Swine

Title Available As Summary Date ID Author
Virginia 4-H Market Hog Project Junior Record Book Aug 27, 2013 4H-146P
Virginia 4-H Market Hog Project Senior Record Book Aug 27, 2013 4H-147P
Composting for Mortality Disposal on Hog Farms May 1, 2009 414-020
Using Artificial Insemination in Swine Production: Detecting and Synchronizing Estrus and Using Proper Insemination Technique May 1, 2009 414-038
Fencing Materials For Livestock Systems May 1, 2009 442-131
Nutrient Management for Small Farms Dec 17, 2018 442-305 (BSE-241P)
Selecting a Treatment Technology for Manure Management
Animal manure has been used for centuries as a fertilizer and a soil builder because it contains nutrients and organic matter. However, as animal production shifts toward fewer but larger operations, the number of confined animals has increased in some geographical locations, resulting in more manure produced than can be assimilated by the available farmland where the animals are raised.
Dec 19, 2018 442-306 (BSE-242P)
Selection and Location of Poultry and Livestock Manure Storage Jan 17, 2019 442-307 (BSE-243P)
Poultry and Livestock Manure Storage: Management and Safety Jan 16, 2019 442-308 (BSE-244P)
Manure Management and Environmental Stewardship Jan 16, 2019 442-309 (BSE-245NP)
New Views on the Importance of Colostrum Consumption by Piglets: Effects on Future Growth and Reproduction
Colostrum is the first milk secreted by a sow during lactation and is produced for just 24 hours following the onset of farrowing. The substance is rich in energy, and contains antibodies and immunoglobulins required by the piglet to fight disease and infection.
Aug 12, 2015 APSC-110NP
An Update on African Swine Fever and its Effects on Pork Production Aug 30, 2019 APSC-162NP
United States Department of Agriculture 2017 Census of Agriculture: A Snapshot of Swine Production in Virginia Sep 9, 2019 APSC-163NP
Catastrophic Livestock and Poultry Carcass Disposal Jun 5, 2019 SPES-138NP
On Farm Mortality Disposal Options for Livestock Producers Jun 3, 2019 SPES-139NP