References and Other Learning Resources

A.  Textbook(s)/ E-Books

Chiba, L. I. (2010). Swine Production Handbook. 13th Revision. College of Agriculture.          Auburn University,

Grandin, T. (2019). Livestock Handling and Transport: CABI.

Grandin, T. (2017). Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working with Farm Animals: Safe,

Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small Farm. Storey Publishing.

Lammers, P. J., Stender, D. R. & Honeyman, M. S. (2007). Niche pork production. Iowa Pork Industry Center. Available at:

PCARRD-DOST and PARRFI. (2005). The Philipppine recommends for pork production. Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research. Department of Science and Technology

Špinka, M. (2017). Advances in Pig Welfare. Woodhead Publishing.

Whittemore, C.T. and Kyriazakis, I. 2006. Whiteemore’s Science and Practice of Pig

Production. 3rd edition. Wiley-Blackwell. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey, USA


B.  Other Learning Resources


Groves, C. P. (1997). Taxonomy of wild pigs (Sus) of the Philippines. Zoological Journal of       the Linnean Society, 120(2), 163-191.

Marchant-Forde, J. N. (2010). Social behaviour in swine and its impact on welfare. Paper       presented at the Proceedings of the 21st International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS)     Congress. (Eds S D’Allaire, R Friendship).

Lewis, N., & Hurnik, J. (1985). The development of nursing behaviour in swine. Applied    Animal Behaviour Science, 14(3), 225-232.

Oliver, W. L. (2014). The taxonomy, distribution and status of Philippine wild pigs. Journal    of Mountain Ecology, 3.



Manitoba Pork Council (2013). Smart pig handling. Part 1 of 2 – Basic pig behaviour. and Part 2: Smart Pig Handling – Part 2 of 2 – Principles of Pig Handling

Manitoba Pork Council (2013). Smart pig handling. Part 2 of 2- principles of pig handling.


Philippine Statistics Authority. (2019). Swine situation report 2nd quarter 2019,

Pork Checkoff (2020). Everything but the oink. National Pork Board,

Virginia Tech. (n.d.) SOP: Swine restraint:           restraint.pdf.

University Veterinarian and Animal Resources. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. VA, USA.