Saddleback Pigs Arrive On The Farm

On Sunday I became the proud owner of two British Saddleback pigs. They are gilts which means, for those of you who may not know, that they are females that are yet to have piglets. I am hoping that they will have piglets which I can help to rear. The pigs belonged to one of … Read more

Breeds Of Pig

Commercial Breeds Of Pig Pigs which are kept by farmers for commercial purposes are; Large White British Landrace Welsh British Saddleback (Wessex Saddleback) The two most important breeds for pig farmers are the Large White and the British Landrace. Large White and British Landrace Pigs Sows of both breeds consistently produce litters of 10-12 piglets. … Read more