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Raising a healthy guinea pig

Wanda L. Curran

Raising a healthy guinea pig

by Wanda L. Curran

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Published by Storey Books in Pownal, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guinea pigs as pets.,
  • Guinea pigs -- Health.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementWanda L. Curran.
    SeriesA Storey country wisdom bulletin -- A-173
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF459.G9 C936 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17908118M
    ISBN 100882669990
    LC Control Number97010460
    OCLC/WorldCa36671971

    Kim has experienced first hand the trials and tribulations of raising these amazing animals and hopes to share her experience with you in her new Amazon e-book, The Complete Cavy, so that you too can enjoy the love and affection only a healthy and happy Guinea Pig can bring. Kunekune pigs (pronounced “cooney cooney”) are a smart option for small farms. Kunekune means “fat and round” in the Maori language. These tasseled, sweet-tempered, medium-sized pigs hail from New Zealand. While no one knows for sure, they are thought to be a cross of Berkshire, Poland China and possibly Gloucester Old Spots among pigs Author: Hannah Fields.

    Raising Pigs for Food We bought an eight-week-old pig last April for $ (the going local price) to raise the pig for food. At the time we were blissfully ignorant of the many different. Guinea Pigs: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Raising Healthy Guinea Pigs for Life! (Guinea Pigs - Guinea Pig Care - Guinea Pig Books - Guinea Pig Nutrition - Guinea Pigs for Beginners) eBook: Cara Tomel: : Kindle Store1/5(1).

      Written in an instructional style, two siblings suggest the best ways to raise a happy, healthy mom—from waking her up in the morning to arranging play dates, to making sure she gets enough. Lauren Arcuri is a freelance writer and an experienced small farmer. Lauren Arcuri is a freelance writer and an experienced small farmer. After mastering the basics of raising goats, here are some tips to help you get up to speed quickly with your new herd. Goats are social animals. They belong in a herd and they depend on the herd for their Author: Lauren Arcuri.


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Raising Healthy Pigs Paperback – January 1, by D. Earle Goodman (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ /5(2). Guinea Pig Care Guide Overview A guinea pig can be one of the most endearing and wonderful pets.

They may live as long as 9 years (the average is 5 to 7), so the decision to bring one into your home must be made carefully. There are definitely quite a few things you will need to know before taking the plunge into raising pigs.

Pigs Need Heavy Fencing, or at Least, Some Creativity. Pigs are very strong animals. They can root under ordinary metal fencing. You will need to purchase special hog fencing. Veggies that are good for guinea pigs include Raising a healthy guinea pig book green lettuce, celery, carrots, off-the-vine tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, kale, a bit of raw broccoli, small amounts of spinach and pod-peas.

Be sure to limit servings of some vegetables to avoid serious harm to the guinea pigs’ digestive tracts%(). Raising guinea pigs is a big responsibility, and you must make sure that you can make educated choices for your lovely pets. This book will make you more confident that you are giving your pets the care that they deserve.

Why you must listen to this audiobook: 1. In this book you will learn how to prepare for your guinea pigs. RAISING A HEALTHY GUINEA PIG E-HANDBOOK Guinea pigs have very good temperaments and make wonderful pets, even for children as young as 5 years old.

But before you bring a guinea pig home, you’ll want to make sure you choose the right one. This e-handbook is designed to help guide you through the selection process. Jack Pine Guinea Pig Rescue "Love the book. You've managed to pack a huge amount of helpful and important information into a small booklet.

Very good job" South Atlanta Guinea Pig Rescue "I believe it is the most valuable book a cavy owner could have. If the information you need is not in this book, it can be found at one of the links listed in it.

Before heading out to buy a guinea pig, check with your local shelter or rescues for guinea pigs in need of a new home. Many guinea pigs end up at shelters and are in need of a second chance at a forever home.

Shelter guinea pigs are generally social and easy going. It should be easy to bond with an older guinea : Lianne Mcleod, DVM.

The advantages of raising guinea pigs for food include. Guinea pigs don’t require much space. They can be kept in backyards, or in your home.

They’re docile and easy to raise, They breed quickly and can be fed anything you would give a rabbit. These guides eliminate the time you will spend searching for incomplete information about raising pigs. You don't have to purchase a guide on feeding pigs alone, then buy yet another guide on raising young pigs and keeping your pigs healthy separately, that will cost you over $   Purchase your pigs.

Whether you are raising your pig as a pet or for meat, you will need to select a healthy pig from a good breeder. Unless you have money to spare, you should focus your search to pig farms in your area that have piglets for sale.

When looking at piglets, avoid buying any that are scratching or coughing%(). Pigs must consume 6 to 10 kg of feed per day to be able to grow healthy.

Moreover farmers also feed them eggs for protein content. Provide your pigs with enough water. Water is important and many times a forgotten nutrient. A large clean water supply will be needed to maintain the pigs necessities, for instance, a growing young pig can drink to.

Breeders are your best option if looking for a show-quality pig, a specific breed, and even pet-quality pigs. A good breeder will make sure the babies are socialized well and handled from an early age.

Shelters have guinea pigs more often than you might think. This is a great way to give a guinea pig a second chance at life. Guinea pigs from Author: Lianne Mcleod, DVM. Guinea pigs were domesticated by the Incas about 7, years ago in what is now Peru; people there eat around 65 million guinea pigs a year – over fifty percent of Peru’s animal protein, according to veterinarian and food expert Calvin Schwabe, author of the book Unmentionable Cuisine.

Vegetarian mammals, they can be fed for little or no. Even though this pessimistic little poem's about raising pigs commercially, it has a point that the backyard farmer shouldn't forget: The.

How to keep a healthy pig 48 Effect of bad housing 49 Selection of housing locations 49 Construction plan for a good pig house/shed 50 Space requirement for pigs 51 Different models/types of pig house/sheds. 52 Parasitic diseases 55 Internal parasites (Worms) 55 Disease and Parasite 55 The Location of parasites 55 Roundworm 56 Tapeworm.

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Book PDF Download Read Guinea Pigs: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Raising Healthy Guinea Pigs for Life! Book Kindle.Natural pig farming is a high pig welfare, non-environmental polluting system of raising healthy, contented pigs that uses the activity of indigineous micro-organisms (IMO's) in the sty's 'living' deep bed pen flooring to rapidly decompose all pig waste.

The pig raising system is designed to enable pigs to carry out core natural behavior within a healthy real world environment even .In these icons, pink pigs represent healthy animals and grey pigs represent sick animals.

for Yukon armers 5 Icons Highly contagious: These diseases spread easily between animals. These diseases are best prevented by separating affected pigs as soon as symptoms are noticed and maintaining strict biosecurity between affected and unaffected Size: 2MB.