Beautiful Pigs

Author(s): Andy Case

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" Beautiful Pigs presents pigs as you have never seen them before - primped, polished and looking positively gorgeous. Every aspect of porcine elegance has been captured here in glorious full-colour photography. In this beautifully illustrated and ground-breaking book, porcine glamour takes centre stage. The top breeds from around the world are represented - from graceful Large Black to the aristocratic Tamworth and the much-travelled Kune Kune - with graphic charts containing all the essential breed information. There's also a potted history of pigs, plus reportage photography of the behind-the-scenes primping and preening at the agricultural shows, to capture the care that is lavished on prizewinning pigs and the nail-biting judging process. This is a book to gladden the heart of pig-lovers the world over, whether they be city dwellers with a trotter in the country or country dwellers with a dozen trotters in the farm yard. Packed with visual and textual breed information, it is a unique giftbook guaranteed to make every reader feel, well, happy as a pig in muck..."

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Andy Case is one of Britain's most well respected pig breeders, specialising in rare breed pigs such as the Kune Kune, Middle White, Oxford Sandy & Black. He and his wife currently keep a 25-sow herd of Oxford Sandy & Blacks and seven Kune Kune sows on their farm in Dorset. Andy was one of the first breeders to import rare pigs into the UK from New Zealand in 1996.

General Fields

  • : 9781742661278
  • : Murdoch Books
  • : Murdoch Books
  • : August 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Andy Case
  • : Hardback
  • : 112