The Kunekune pig is one of the smallest of all domesticated pigs. The name Kunekune comes from a Maori word which means ‘fat and round’. This is perfectly descriptive of the appearance of this unusual variety of pigs.
With the growing popularity of the Kunekune pigs as pets, a lot has been studied and researched about the breed. Although they are native to New Zealand, these pigs have become a global favorite among farm owners and pig lovers.
The personality of the Kunekune is responsible for the growing interest in these animals as pets. Kunekune pigs are more likely to come when called and are also affectionate towards their family in comparison to other breeds of pigs.
These smaller sized pigs are ideal for different environments. They are gentle beings that are used in several therapy programs and also in pet shows.
This book is perfect for you if you want to learn more about the Kunekune pig before bringing one home as a pet. It covers various subjects such as the origin, natural history, dietary requirements, breeding, healthcare requirements and more to help you understand your responsibilities as a Kunekune owner better.
The goal of this book is to make sure that you are ready to become a parent to a Kunekune pig. They are just as demanding as any other pet. You need to ensure that you give them ample attention, care and love in order for them to thrive and stay in the pink of their health.
Once you are sure that you can afford and manage one of these fantastic animals, you are in for the ride of a lifetime!
Covered in this book:
- Preparing your home
- Pros and cons
… and much more