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How does our farm work?  Hopefully this blog helps answer your questions in regards to our farming practices.

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What do we feed our mangali​tsa's?

This sections is mainly for educational purposes.  We do not reserve the right to judge others eating habits and what they feed themselves.  This is a section to share our thoughts and farming practices.  All pigs eat a plant based diet.  We raise what we feed our pigs, and grind our own feed of corn, soybeans and a supplement.  We have a nutritionist who advises us on the best feed for our animals.

Healthy pigs require healthy diets. Pig farmers work with nutritionists to develop animal diets that:

  • Are nutritionally balanced and age-appropriate.
  • Contribute to efficient growth, such as feed and nutrition strategies to enhance the reproductive cycle and health of sows, feeder pigs and butcher pigs.
  • Follow proper feed processing and feed biosecurity protocols.

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Who processes our Mangalitsa's?

Mangalitsa's take longer to raise, their meat and fat are at it's prime when they are 1 to 1 1/2 years of age.  When ready for processing we take our pigs to a USDA inspected butcher.

A USDA Inspected butcher means that a trained and certified inspector is watching the butchering act to make sure it is humane, safe, and a clean act.  This is important to make sure our customers get a safe product.

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