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 shelter
An excellent "A" type hog house. When built on skids it may be readily moved to clean ground after each farrowing. Note the side door so that the attendant may assist the sow during parturition should this become necessary. This house should be at least four feet square and about three feet six inches high.