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
Dirk Van Loon & Dick Van Loon
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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


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