This book speaks to the challenges of small farm pig production. The two main themes of malnutrition and parasite control are dealt with in depth, utilizing very practical ideas and methods. The author repeatedly emphasizes the need to deal with these issues if the farmer is to be successful in pig farming. The book has many practical suggestions, and is an excellent primer in pig farming. Originally published in 1984, it is now on its fourth edition. This book is also available in Spanish.