Resources for Swine
|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|