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Mangalitsa Pig

Mangalitsa Pig


Other name(s):
 Mangalitza Pig; Mangalica Pig;
Wooly Pig; Curly Hair Hog; Curly Coated Pig

Scientific name: Sus domestica

Country / Place of origin: Hungary

History: The Mangalitsa Pig is a European unimproved breed from Hungary and the Balkans that is descended directly from wild boar populations. The Mangalitsa is classified as an extreme "lard-type" pig breed, which, unlike "meat-type" pig breeds, produces a very fat and marbled meat.

In March 2006, 17 Mangalitza (UK spelling) were imported from Austria into the UK. These are registered with the British Pig Association (BPA) and the pedigrees are being maintained on the BPA Mangalitza Herd Book. In August 2006, Wooly Pigs, an American company, imported a herd from Austria to the United States.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
high quality meat, Mangalista meat
Interesting:
muddy environment, eastern Europe, vegetable scraps, Pigs The Curly, Hungary
Overall review
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3.9 (2)
IvanoBalic
Maybe I did not mention before, but I am from Serbia ...
Review by: IvanoBalic (3) updated 9 days ago
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3.75
3 photos
jane459
The Curly Coated pig looks very similar to the Mangal...
Review by: jane459 (2) June 11, 2013 09:42
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4.00
1 comment
Care / Feeding (3 videos)
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Pulling the Wool
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Mangalica Pigs
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Farm that breeds Mangalica Pigs, Hungary
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Funny / Heartwarming (1 video)
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Mangalica sow taking care to avoid pig...
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