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

Series: National Trust Country Living Series

By: Richard Lutwyche

96 pages, 25 colour illustrations

National Trust

Hardback | May 2010 | #197891 | ISBN-13: 9781905400867
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About this book

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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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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