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Swine Breeding and Gestation Facilities Handbook

Editor's note
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available for purchase. A link to ordering information is on this page.

MidWest Plan Service

Here, producers and builders can learn everything needed to plan, construct, and manage a swine breeding and gestation facility. This thorough book offers 92 figures, photographs, and tables that enhance the text plus 11 examples of how to accurately determine facility needs related to space, ventilation, light, and water.

Chapters explore housing management options, building layout and equipment, manure handling, environmental control systems, and utilities. Appendixes — comprising five swine inventories and a boar usage chart — plus an index complete the book.


  • Hog
  • Pig
  • Space use guidelines
  • Layout alternatives
  • Construction techniques


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