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Profitable Homestead Pigs
Raising Happy Pigs for Food or Market
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.
John Moody is a homesteader, farmer, speaker, founder of Whole Life Services, and CEO of Steader, an online video-based learning platform. He is author of The Frugal Homesteader, The Elderberry Book, and DIY Sourdough. He farms and homesteads with his wife and their five children on 35 acres in Kentucky.
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