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Keeping Pigs: How to get the most from your pigs

Handbook / Manual

By: Jeremy Hobson and Phil Rant

144 pages, 150 col photos, 30 col illus

David & Charles

Paperback | Apr 2011 | #188954 | ISBN-13: 9780715338506
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

This introductory guide is an essential read for all aspiring pig-keepers. It includes expert guidance on how to feed, house and breed healthy and happy pigs and introduces the many different breeds available.


Contents

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.

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Biography

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.

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