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How To Make Pigs Stop Attacking You?

Pigs are very strong animals, so it stands to reason that you want to do everything you can to prevent them aggressing toward you as they grow. In this article, we provide smart tips and advice on how to make pigs stop attacking you. Read on to learn more in this guide that is to … Read more

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How Are Pigs Slaughtered: What You Need To Know

When your pigs reach market weight, you will need to have them slaughtered or slaughter them yourself. If you choose to take them to the butcher or processor, there are a few steps you will need to take in preparation, transportation and transaction. In this article, we review what’s involved in having your pigs slaughtered. … Read more

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How To Feed Pigs: Feeding Pigs Is Easy

Pigs are quite hardy and easy to keep healthy. They are omnivorous and enjoy commercial pig feed products as well as forage, garden and table scraps. Pigs put on weight quickly as long as they are well fed. In this article, we discuss what it takes to feed pigs successfully. Read on to learn more … Read more

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How To Breed Pigs [A Short Guide]

Breeding pigs is relatively easy, and it’s a good way to make a profit on your small farm. Even if you don’t breed pigs for meat, you can breed them to sell the young pigs or shoats. If you keep a boar and breeding sows year-round, you can expect each sow to have a couple … Read more

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How To Raise Pigs: A Simple Guide

Pork is an excellent source of protein for you and your family, or if you want to make a profit from raising pigs, you can sell piglets, breeders and of course meat. When using pigs for meat production, you get a great deal more for your investment. Another advantage of raising pigs for meat is … Read more

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What Is The Difference Between A Duck And A Goose?

Ducks and geese are waterfowl belonging to the bird family, Anatidae. Altogether, there are about ninety different species of ducks in the world and as many species of geese. Both types of waterfowl share some similar features, but they also differ in many ways. In this article, we will explore the similarities and differences between … Read more

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How To Raise A Duck As A Pet: 101 Guide

In the springtime, we often see ducklings offered for sale in pet stores as Easter gifts. Sadly, most of these little critters end up living short and unhappy lives, but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a little good planning, ducklings bought as pets can grow up to be happy, healthy pet ducks. … Read more

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Duck Eggs 101: How Long Do Duck Eggs Last & More

When you cook and bake with duck eggs, you can enjoy a richness of flavor and texture and a generosity of portions that just is not possible with any chicken eggs. Duck eggs are superior to chicken eggs in terms of flavor, texture and nutrition thanks to lower water content and greater fat and protein … Read more

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