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    Food Discards for Swine
    (Agricultural Development in the American Pacific Project, 2003-06) Zaleski, Halina M. ; Duguies, Manuel ; Ioanis, Engly ; Cleveland, Gordon ; Paquin, Daniel ; LeaMaster, Bradley ; Castro, Luisa ; Hollyer, James
    The intent of this fact sheet is to provide introductory information on swine production that has been tested on Pacific island farms. This publication provides information on preparation of cooked food waste for use as swine feed.
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    Animal Health Survey for Guam 1999
    (Agricultural Development in the American Pacific Project, 2000-12) Duguies, Manuel ; Nusbaum, Steve ; Saville, Peter
    Aspects of the animal health status of Guam have been investigated clinically since the 1960’s. Unfortunately previous records have either been lost or are otherwise unavailable. This survey, which included serological testing, clinical observation and some identification of parasites, is not intended to be definitive. Instead, the survey should be recognized as a component in an ongoing program of surveillance.
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    Collection and Separation of Solid and Liquid Swine Wastes
    (Agricultural Development in the American Pacific Project, 2003-06) Zaleski, Halina M. ; Duguies, Manuel ; Ioanis, Engly ; Cleveland, Gordon ; Paquin, Daniel ; LeaMaster, Bradley ; Castro, Luisa ; Hollyer, James
    The intent of this fact sheet is to provide introductory information on swine waste management methods that have been tested on Pacific island farms. This publication provides information on daily collection and proper management of solid and liquid swine wastes.
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    Reducing Wastewater from a Swine Operation
    (Agricultural Development in the American Pacific Project, 2003-06) Zaleski, Halina M. ; Duguies, Manuel ; Ioanis, Engly ; Cleveland, Gordon ; Paquin, Daniel ; LeaMaster, Bradley ; Castro, Luisa ; Hollyer, James
    The intent of this fact sheet is to provide introductory information on swine waste management methods that have been tested on Pacific island farms. This publication discusses six areas where wastewater reduction can have a positive impact on the farm.
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    Best Practices for Artificial Insemination of Swine in the Pacific Islands
    (Agricultural Development in the American Pacific Project, 2000-07) Ioanis, Engly ; Duguies, Manual ; Zaleski, Halina
    Artificial insemination of female swine can help to improve the quality of offspring and greatly reduce the impact of inbreeding in a swine population. This publication provides step-by step guidance in determining female heat, ordering semen, thawing semen, inseminating female swine, cleaning up at insemination, and detecting pregnancy. It also has a list of current suppliers of boar semen who can ship to the Pacific.