Pig Keeping

Pig Keeping : Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders

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* A fascinating and practical guide to the pig breeds of Britian. * Covers rare and traditional breeds - from the Tamworth to the Gloucestershire Old Spot as well as imported breeds such as the Vietnamese Pot Belly. * Packed with practical information on rearing pigs for meat and for breeding. Includes expert advice on feeding, providing shelter and mating - right through to selling the meat and raising piglets. Whether you would like a British Lop to breed and raise pedigree piglets, or perhaps a Berkshire for delicious sausages, this book will help you to pick the right pig for you. Guiding you through every stage of the pig keeping process - from choosing livestock to finding a partner for your sow - this book covers everything you need to know about keeping, breeding, eating and selling pigs.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 122 x 178 x 12mm | 181.44g
  • PAVILION BOOKS
  • National Trust Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 25 colour illustrations
  • 1905400861
  • 9781905400867
  • 441,178

About Richard Lutwyche

Richard Lutwyche is Secretary of both the Gloucestershire Old Spots Pig Breeders' Club and the British Saddlebacks Breeders' Club. He edits newsletters for many pig clubs and societies. He is MD of the Traditional Breeds Meat Marketing Co Ltd and has published articles in Country Life, The Field, Country Living, NFU Countryside, Smallholder and many more. He was author of Rare Breed Pig Keeping

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