Hog Wild

When I told my animal friends that I didn’t know what to blog about this week, Carlotta said, “Talk about me! Blog about wild pigs!”

Gloucestershire Old Spots Pigs

Gloucestershire Old Spots Pigs

Known as a multipurpose breed, Gloucestershire Old Spots are a large, pink-skinned pig with irregular black spots. Extremely rare in both the United States and United Kingdom, they’re considered a critically endangered breed.

Guinea Hog Pigs

Guinea Hogs

The Guinea Hog has come to be known as a unique, American breed. The small, hairy hog has friendly disposition, popular with petting zoos–and their finely flavored meat, fattier than most breeds, is well liked.

Hampshire pigs

Hampshire Pigs

A vigorous, attractive breed, Hampshires sport a white belt—and may be one of the oldest swine breeds.

Close up of a Hereford hog

Hereford Hogs

Great for showing or producing meat, Herefords are a red hog with white feet, faces and sometimes bellies.

Kunekune pig

KuneKune Pigs

The KuneKune pig is a producer of sweet, succulent meat. It is an intelligent and charming breed that makes an excellent addition to any pig lover’s menagerie.

Large Black pigs

Large Black Pigs

Originating in England, the Large Black hogs were initially selected for bacon; they also have large hams. Identify them by their dark pigmented skin and large, dropping ears that nearly cover their face.

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