With pricked ears, long snouts and heavy coats with thick hackles similar to the Razorback, Ossabaws still closely resemble their Spanish ancestors. They’re excellent nest builders and mothers and offer tasty meat with a firm texture.
Generally red in color, Red Wattles may have black markings–and are distinguished especially by the thumb-sized wattles that hang from their lower jaws. Red Wattles produce a fine, lean meat, described as a cross between beef and pork in taste.
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.
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.