Raising a feeder pig for pork is the best bet for someone with little land
who wants to produce the most meat for a small investment of time and money

Housing, nutrition, health care, butchering and pork production techniques are among the topics
covered in this guide to buying, raising, and managing pigs for meat

 

Keeping pigs - guide for smallholders Rearing pork - smallholding manual

Small-Scale Pig Raising
by
Dirk Van Loon & Dick Van Loon
 
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UK & Europe    Canada    USA & international
(all deliver world-wide)
 

Van Loon provides a comprehensive guide to care of feeder hogs plus extensive tips on home butchering
with step-by-step instructions and many photos covering the process from slaughtering to cutting and portioning meat for the freezer

 

More Smallholder farming resources:   UK & Europe   Canada   USA & International
 
Pigs, Hogs & Swine Farming - reading list 2009:   UK & Europe   Canada   USA & International
 
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