Mangalitsa pigs are hardy, disease resistant, and adaptable. They thrive in free-range systems, being excellent foragers and skillful mothers. They make the perfect workers on homesteads and sustainable farms.
Pig intelligence studies reveal how smart are pigs and how their perspective requires consideration when handling and housing them.
Animal husbandry currently focuses on health, reproduction, and security. We have built efficient and hygienic systems, which have been optimized commercially for production.
In their call to preserve biodiversity, the FAO stresses the importance of preserving heritage breeds and avoiding the results of inbreeding.