Raising Pigs 101: Understanding Pig Sounds and Porcine Terminology

Knowing how to raise pigs begins with background knowledge in the terms used to describe pigs and the various sounds pigs use to communicate.



Pink Pig Sitting
"Groink Groink Groink." (Translation: I'm totally content ... and probably rooting.)
CELIA LEWIS
The Illustrated Guide To Pigs
If you’ve considered raising pigs, there is a lot you need to consider first. In “The Illustrated Guide to Pigs,” by Celia Lewis, readers are artfully taken through these considerations, as well as instructions for how to raise pigs after you’ve taken the plunge and brought some animals home. Read up on the basics, including the section excerpted here, all the way through slaughter and how to make your own bacon.  
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Old Spot Pig
"Week Week Week!" (Translation: Here comes supper at last!) 
CELIA LEWIS
Smiling Pig
"He-hon he-hon he-hon!" (Translation: I know you and I'm pleased to see you!)
CELIA LEWIS











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