Biggle Swine Book
Much Old and More New Hog Knowledge, Arranged in Alternate Streaks of Fat and Lean
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $9.99|
| Book Description: |
When Jacob Biggle first published The Biggle Swine Book in 1898, hog husbandry was undergoing major changes. New feeding methods had come into vogue, new breeds of hogs had been developed, and significant progress had been made in curbing swine-borne epidemics. Even the public perception of pigs as filthy creatures wallowing up to their knees in mud had brightened, and pigs were accorded a modicum of respect. But with the onset of railroad development...