This book contains a detailed treatise on the pig, with information on its selection, breeding, feeding, and management, with 16 plates of typical animals and numerous illustrations of model piggeries and appliances. This book offers clear, simple, and practical descriptions of the best-known varieties of the domestic pig, with information on how they should be bred, fed, and managed. Much of the information contained within this guide it timeless, and modern readers with an interest in keeping domestic pigs will find this volume of great value. The chapters of this book include: Introduction, Physiology of the Pig, Breeding and Selection, The Boar, The Sow and Her Offspring, Castration and Spaying, Ringing Pigs, The Cottager's Pig, Some Debatable Points, The White Breeds, The Berkshire Breeds, The Remaining Breeds, Piggeries and Sties, etcetera. We are proud to be republishing this book now complete with a new introduction on farming.