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Get Started In Pig Keeping : How to raise happy pigs in your outdoor space, Paperback / softback Book

Get Started In Pig Keeping : How to raise happy pigs in your outdoor space Paperback / softback


Everything an amateur pigkeeper needs for successGet Started in Pig Keeping offers amateur pigkeepers everything they need to make a success of this increasingly popular pursuit.

Whether you are interested in breeding pigs, in meat production, or just want the pleasure of their company, this book covers legalities, basic equipment, picking breeds, understanding behaviour and how to raise and slaughter pigs.

You'll get all of the advice you need on daily maintenance of your animal, from feeding to cleaning, and find ample resources if you wish to produce your own meat - or even market and sell it at a local level.

Get Started in Pig Keeping includes:Chapter 1: The starting pointChapter 2: Preparation and knowing the rulesChapter 3: Before your pig arrivesChapter 4: Can keeping pigs be cost effective?Chapter 5: Getting your first pigChapter 6: Feeding your pigChapter 7: The health of your pigChapter 8: Breeding from your own stockChapter 9: Meat for the freezerChapter 10: Sales and MarketingChapter 11: Who's who in the pig worldABOUT THE SERIESPeople have been learning with Teach Yourself since 1938.

With a vast range of practical how-to guides covering language learning, lifestyle, hobbies, business, psychology, and self-help, there's a Teach Yourself book for everything you want to do.

Join more than 60 million people who have reached their goals with Teach Yourself, and never stop learning.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: John Murray Press
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  • Category: Animal husbandry
  • ISBN: 9781473684218

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