Your Experinces with Red Wattle hogs

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by LMEggs, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. LMEggs

    LMEggs Show Me Feathers Poultry CO

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    I just bought four red wattle pigs 2.5 months old atleast 75 pounds. I had never seen nor heard of this breed till recently but they are large!

    I was wondering you guys experinces with the Red Wattle Hogs. (RWH's)
     
  2. laughingllama75

    laughingllama75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! All I know is that they are extremely rare, and I guess on the critically endangered list. they also get to a massive size, in a fairly short ammount of time. Did you get them from a big breeder, or someone interested in preserving the breed? Are they going in the freezer, or are you going to breed them? I would love to see pics, congrats on your purchase! [​IMG]
     
  3. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have only seen pictures of those. I don't even know anyone near me with them. I have heard the meat is good. You'll have to post pictures.

    I have 3 yorkshire crosses that are going to butcher on Thursday. I also have 2 tamworths and am getting a boar tomorrow. We will also be getting 3 berkshires in a month or so.
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I don't have any experience with them but this person I know from another forum raises them.
    http://www.greenfirefarms.com/
    as well as severall other extremely cool rare varieties of livestock/poultry.
     

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