Outdoor sows have feed underfoot

Buss, Jessica
July 2002
Farmers Weekly;7/12/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p38
Trade Publication
Focuses on the outdoor management of pigs in Great Britain. Benefit of eating grass to pigs; Implications of nose rings for pigs; Advantages of the outdoor growing of pigs.


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