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Berkshire vs Mangalitsa Pigs and Pork - Acorn Bluff Farms

Berkshire vs Mangalitsa Pigs and Pork

Berkshire and Mangalitsa pigs are both known for their fine tasting pork. Berkshire has achieved wider fame in the United States. Sellers of Berkshire pork like D'Artagnan and Snake River Farms are known all over the United States for selling Berkshire Pork. Mangalitsa is a breed that has produced less volume in the United States, as an import from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but is rising quickly.  Our farm, Acorn Bluff Farms, set out to raise Mangalitsa (also often called Mangalica) pork in Southeast Iowa. We believe that Managalitsa or Mangalica is arguably the best tasting pork in the world, but Berkshire...

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Why We Decided to Raise Hogs-The Old-Fashioned Way - Acorn Bluff Farms

Why We Decided to Raise Hogs-The Old-Fashioned Way

We decided to forgo hog confinements, and commercial genetics, instead relying on ancient genetics and farming techniques. Learn why in this post.

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