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.