Keeping Pigs: The Complete Practical Guide for Pleasure or Profit

Author(s): Jeremy Hobson & Phil Rant


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.

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Product Information

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780715338506
  • : David & Charles
  • : David & Charles
  • : April 2011
  • : 220mm X 215mm X 11mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 144
  • : 150 colour photographs, 30 colour illustrations
  • : Jeremy Hobson & Phil Rant
  • : Paperback
  • : 636.4