Campus Units

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Animal Science, Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

1-2000

Journal or Book Title

Pork Industry Handbook

Abstract

Pork producers in the United States who are looking for lower cost structures for raising pigs have shown a great deal of interest in hoop structures or hooped shelters as facilities for housing market or finishing pigs. Producers need to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of this type of housing.

Comments

This article is published as Honeyman, Mark S., Frederick Wm. Koenig, Jay D. Harmon, Don C. Lay Jr., James B. Kliebenstein, Thomas L. Richard, and Michael C. Brumm. "Managing Market Pigs in Hoop Structures." Pork Industry Handbook. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-2713. January 2000. Posted with permission.

Rights

This bulletin becomes public property upon publication and may be printed verbatim with credit to MSU [Michigan State University].

Copyright Owner

Michigan State University

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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