Here we provide links to some useful manuals and guides to raising pigs. Add your resource by clicking the ‘comment’ feature on this post.
Pig keeping in the tropics
‘Pigs and pig keeping in one form or another can be found almost anywhere in the world. Especially of course in country areas it is common for communities to have pigs rooting and roaming freely around the dwellings, to be brought in one day as household needs require. Pig keeping enterprises are also to be found in and around towns and cities, and they play an important role in feeding urban populations.’
Raising Income through Pig Farming: Uganda National Farmer’s Association, farmers guide series
Farmers’ book on improved agricultural technologies with the most up-to-date recommendations in specific disciplines of agriculture. This books is aimed at giving practical guidelines to the farmer on how to manage his or her enterprise profitably for sustainable production.
Training manual on smallholders’ pig management
Manual prepared based on ILRI’s field experience and understanding of pig systems in North East and Central India, especially under the National Agricultural Competitiveness Project (NAIP) and in consultation with wide range of stakeholders.
Training manual on veterinary first aid for pig
Manual developed based on ILRI’s experience and understanding of pig systems in North East and Central India in consultation with wide range of stakeholders. The manual meant to be used by qualified veterinarians who can serve as resource persons to train animal first aid practitoners to serve the community.
National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS): Pig production manual
From this manual you will find information on, Pig Health and Disease Control; Economics of pig production and marketing; Practical management of Pigs; Pig Waste management; Feeds and feed management; Record Keeping; Pig Housing