Whatever, the reason you are considering investing in a pig or pigs, whether it is as a pet or raising pigs for meat is an enormous step toward into becoming self-sufficient. Not only can it be very rewarding it can also be exceptionally entertaining, as they are smart, and curious; they can be loveable as pets…and not forgetting someone who is raising a few pigs a year for meat.

Becoming a pig keeper comes with responsibilities, in keeping your pigs healthy and happy. Check out our ‘becoming a pig keeper’ page for important things to consider when embarking on becoming a pig owner, and remember you do need a herd number before purchasing pigs.