The Joy of Pigs - Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

National Committee on Potbellied Pigs
http://www.ncopp.com/
Information on breeding, showing, owning, and selling.

Swine Breeds
http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine
A comprehensive list of pig breeds, from American landrace to Yorkshire.

Pigs in (Cyber) Space
http://www.syddware.com/SyddZoo/PetZoo/Piggies
Links to pig Web sites.

Pigs, a Sanctuary
http://www.pigs.org
A center for abandoned pigs, with information on adoption and contributing to the cause.

The Chacoan Peccary
http://library.sandiegozoo.org/factsheets/chacoan_peccary/peccary.htm
A page of information about this animal from the San Diego Zoo.

Books

Horwitz, Richard P. HOG TIES: WHAT PIGS TELL US ABOUT AMERICA. University of Minnesota Press, August 2002.

Malcolmson, Robert and Stephanos Mastoris. THE ENGLISH PIG: A HISTORY. Hambledon Press, April 1999.

Pukite, John. A FIELD GUIDE TO PIGS. Falcon Publishing Company, September 1999.

Sonder, Ben. PIGS & WILD BOARS: A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD. Todtri Productions Ltd, November 1998.