Small-Scale Outdoor Pig Breeding by Wendy Scudamore

Small-Scale Outdoor Pig Breeding by Wendy Scudamore

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Small-scale Outdoor Pig Breeding is a comprehensive guide to breeding and rearing pigs in natural conditions without compromising their wellbeing.

The book provides support for novice pig-keepers hoping to breed their own pigs. Moreover, it also acts as a valuable reference for more experienced breeders and offers information about different breeds of pigs and their respective needs.

Topics covered in Small-scale Outdoor Pig Breeding include choosing a breed, selecting a boar, hogging and mating, gestation care, farrowing, and hand rearing.

About the author

Wendy Scudamore has worked with animals throughout her adult life, but for the past 12 years has concentrated on breeding, exporting, and showing pigs. She runs her own herds of Kunekune and Berkshire pigs on 20 acres of Herefordshire farmland. She rescues and re-homes unwanted pet pigs and runs courses on breeding and rearing pigs. Wendy is the Chairperson of the British Kunekune Pig Society and produces their quarterly magazine.

Book details

144 pages
The Crowood Press Ltd
Publication date
October 2011


webster kapesa

Thursday 18 July, 2013 at 8:21pm

Am considering keeping pigs for profits

Olalekan James

Thursday 26 December, 2013 at 11:47am

Pls i am graduate i am intrested in pig farming in small scale i need you to put me through

Abitegeka Justus

Wednesday 9 April, 2014 at 9:00am

I Need To Start Small Scale Rearing With Little Capital , If Any One To Help Me Please Help !

Kahombi Vincent

Tuesday 20 May, 2014 at 2:28pm

I like this and am intrested in rearing pigs

waiswa michael

Thursday 10 July, 2014 at 9:22pm

this' what ihave been looking for and am so much intrested in this project but ido have alittle capital and ihave so far 5piglets any one out there with any assist ance financially so that ican fullfill my dreams

muyanja mugagga

Thursday 4 September, 2014 at 7:41pm

am intrested in that project but i haven't yet constracted the room for the pigs.what are the atandard measurments?


Saturday 4 October, 2014 at 1:34pm

I'm doing pigs on a small scale .I just breed and sell piglets .would like to know what is the best feed to get to Make pigs put on weight.can anyone give any advice .thankyou

mbudyadi Edward

Saturday 3 January, 2015 at 10:07pm

good information en hope to try it out


Monday 2 February, 2015 at 9:40am

after carefully reading your story iam contemplating starting pig farming in asmall scale,please advice


Tuesday 21 July, 2015 at 12:50pm

May U Advice Me When To Wean Piglets And Which Food Brand Should I Use To Make My Pigs Grow Fat$ Faster? Am Keeping Them Outdoor.

Joseph Amollo

Wednesday 15 June, 2016 at 9:58am

how can I understand that the pigs are ready for sale?

Nenvoi Samuel

Tuesday 8 February, 2022 at 2:36am

My mind is made up to start a small scale pig farming.

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