Castration of Young Pigs

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"This publication deals with castration, or the removal of the essential organs of male pigs. The objects of castration are to prevent reproduction, to increase fattening propensity, to better the quality of the meat of the animal, and to help insure docility. Every farmer should be competent to castrate pigs, as the losses from the operation are as a rule not very heavy and could be reduced by exercising care and attention." -- title page

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6 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892- 1916.

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"This publication deals with castration, or the removal of the essential organs of male pigs. The objects of castration are to prevent reproduction, to increase fattening propensity, to better the quality of the meat of the animal, and to help insure docility. Every farmer should be competent to castrate pigs, as the losses from the operation are as a rule not very heavy and could be reduced by exercising care and attention." -- title page

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6 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"November, 1916." -- title page

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USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • 1916

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Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892-. Castration of Young Pigs, pamphlet, 1916; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96431/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.