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CONTENTS


CHAPTER I.—

BREEDING

An ideal necessary
Utility
Butcher and feeder
Selection of sow
In-breeding
Cross-breeding

CHAPTER II.—

JUDGING SWINE OF BACON TYPE

Canadian export trade
The bacon hog
Bacon type
Description and scale of points for swine of bacon type
Discussion of scale of points

CHAPTER III.—

JUDGING SWINE OF FAT OR LARD TYPE

The fat hog
Demand for leaner meat
Description and scale of points for swine of fat type
Discussion of scale of points

CHAPTER IV.

BREEDS OF SWINE

Relation of breed to economy of production
Relation of breed to market requirements
British breeds of swine :
Large Torkshire - Characteristics; hints on selection
Tamworth Characteristics; hints on selection
Berkshire Characteristics; hints on selection
Middle White Characteristics
Large Black- Characteristics
Small White - Characteristics