With more than five hundred breeds and varieties, pigs can be found in all shapes and sizes, and on every continent except Antarctica. Although swine have roamed fields and forests for centuries, this guide is the first to offer easy-to-understand descriptions and illustrations of thirty-six of the most popular and intriguing breeds.
Whether it is the massive Poland China or the cute Vietnamese Potbelly, this guide is the one-stop reference for little-known facts, fascinating tidbits about pig behaviour, and even etiquette for when you visit the farm. With a timeline of pig history, a list of famous and remarkable pigs, pig quotes, and much more, pig watchers and porcinologists alike are sure to learn something new on every page.
- Publication Date:
- 17 / 09 / 2002