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  1. Book Reviews
    The Biggle Swine Book from the Biggle Farm Library by Jacob Biggle 1898 A reprint by Skyhorse Publishing of the original book. From a time when most families had a hog or two and modern veterinary medicine was not available. Of interest to history buffs or those people interested in...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/african-swine-fever-reaches-farms-13140565 ***Deadly African swine fever has reached Europe with the second-largest pig farm on the continent infected. The grim news for swine farmers comes just days after China slaughtered thousands of hogs in a bid to...
  3. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Here are a couple of links that were sent to me last week that are almost too incredible/scary to believe. I'm a "snopester" and not prone to believing everything I read or hear specifically from internet sources; however, thought I'd share this with all of you and see what kind of feedback...
  4. Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    It is believed that hogs were first introduced into the United States by Hernando de Soto in or around 1539. Recent excavations from some of Hernando de Sotos' encampments in Florida have discovered jaw bones of pigs and other swine bone fragments. Hogs are a true omnivore, meaning that they...
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