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How to weigh a young pig with a measuring tape

How to weigh a young pig with a measuring tape
​This is much easier than weighing an adult pig by using a measuring tape. And that's because there is no arithmetic involved! All you need is a measuring tape and the table below. Place one end of the tape measure just behind the front legs of your pig and measure the circumference of the pig's girth. This measurement is called the Heart Girth . L...
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How to weigh an adult pig using a measuring tape

How to weigh an adult pig using a measuring tape
Weighing a fully grown adult pig is not an easy task. Apart from needing to have gigantic scales you also need the co-operation of your large and independently-minded pig. But there is a simpler way and you can do it while your pig is standing still and eating his breakfast. First measure your pig! Find a tape measure, or a piece of strin...
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