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Profitable Homestead Pigs: Raising Happy Pigs for Food or Market
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Profitable Homestead Pigs: Raising Happy Pigs for Food or Market (Paperback)

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Combine pork chops with profit and bring home the bacon the frugal way!

Profitable Homestead Pigs takes you on a journey deep into small-scale pig raising, showing cost-effective methods to produce sustainable, affordable, high-quality meat for your family or for profit. Filled with creative workarounds to radically reduce costs, from piglet to pork chop, it covers:

Picking piglets, transport, housing, bedding, and safety

Creative approaches to feeding and keeping hogs healthy and happy

Butchering, pricing, products, marketing, and selling options

A numbers-driven approach to sound financial decisions

Financial analysis, tools, worksheets, and creative cost-saving solutions.

Whether you raise a few pigs for the fun of it and to feed your family or you are looking to add to your farm's bottom line, Profitable Homestead Pigs is the go-to guide to raising healthly, happy pigs humanely and frugally for a quality product and a reasonable profit.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesPrimary industriesAgriculture & related industriesMedical & VeterinaryVeterinary medicineLarge animals domestic and farmNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAnimal husbandryNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingSustainable agriculture Publisher: New Society Publishers Publication Date: 22/07/2021 ISBN-13: 9780865719491  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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John Moody is an award-winning homesteader and farmer who has raised pigs and other homestead animals for a decade. He is the founder of Whole Life Services and CEO of Steader, an online video-based learning platform that brings the best practitioners to guide and inspire those who find the joy in raising and growing their own food. John speaks and presents at homesteading conferences and events, and is a contributor to numerous magazines, journals, and websites. He is author of The Frugal Homesteader, The Elderberry Book, and DIY Sourdough. John lives, farms, and homesteads with his wife Jessica and their five children on 35 acres in Kentucky.

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