Raising Hogs on Your Homestead

This excerpt from "Practical Animal Husbandry" lays out the fundamentals of raising hogs on a homestead or small farm, whether for profit or just for a family's personal food needs.

raising hogs - hog waterer
Labor-saving hog waterer. The barrel is a common flour barrel to which has been attached a watering device that operates on the float principle. The animals push down on these floats with their snouts, permitting the water to flow freely from the barrel.