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Keeping Pigs : The Complete Practical Guide for Pleasure or Profit - Jeremy Hobson

Keeping Pigs

The Complete Practical Guide for Pleasure or Profit

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This charming introductory guide is an essential read for all aspiring pig-keepers.

The latest edition in the hugely popular "Keeping Series", includes expert guidance on how to feed, house and breed healthy and happy pigs. From introducing the many breeds to sourcing the perfect pig for you, this extensive guide encompasses all aspects of pig keeping and is complimented by magnificent photography.

A highly informative and visually appealing handbook suitable for every potential pig-owner, from the pig-lover to the smallholder.

About the Author

Jeremy Hobson is a countryside consultant with a lifetime's background in rural and farming matters of all sorts. Phil Rant has kept pigs on a commercial basis and as a hobby. Hobson and Rant have previously worked together on Successful Smallholding. Both authors currently live in France.

Introduction; Anatomy of a Pig; Pigs in Ancient History and Mythology; What to Consider Before Starting; Breeds; Buying and Sourcing Your Pig; Housing; Feeding; Breeding; Health & Care; Glossary; Index.

ISBN: 9780715338506
ISBN-10: 0715338501
Audience: General
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 2nd April 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 21.5  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.485