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American Magalitsa Breeders Meeting 2019
August Friday 23 - Sunday 25
BLG Farm, Ballston Spa, NY
Detailed information will follow soon, greetings
Barbara Meyer zu Altenschildesche, Wilhelm W. Kohl & Peter Solberg
3rd Mangalitsa Breeders Meeting
August Friday 23 - Sunday 25, 2019
Agenda Friday 23 Augustus
12.00 AM - 5.00 M
Registration and networking
Welcome and presentation of the day’s activities
10.15 – 12.00 AM
Various presentations about:
The current state of the industry, distribution and availability of
different bloodlines from 2014 & 2016 imports.
Please advise possible questions in advance and
if you are willing to share the lineage information of your own animals
Mangalitsa Breeding Book Presentation:
Follow up from 2015 meeting, ongoing work to create a Breeding Book
for Mangalitsa pigs in North America.
1. What is current status of AMBA
(American Mangalitsa Breeders Association)
2. What is status of DNA marker availability?
3. GeneSeek records currently available
12.15 - 1.45 PM
Catered lunch to be served
Farm tour with presentation of different fencing and shelter ideas
2.30 – 5.00 PM
Marketing the Mangalitsa
Points to be discussed will be:
Target markets, promotional ideas, promotional materials,
recent publications, product development, pig art, internet marketing,
marketing the Mangalitsa fat…
Dinner & networking at the farm. No end time has been set.
Phil Wingo will be preparing another one of his great BBQs…..
Recap from Friday meeting
Pasture raising methods and appropriate feed regimen for breeding & feeding pigs
11.30 AM Break
Future events of interest:
possible tour to Fatty Pig Conference IV in Spain in November
More details and registration form will be sent out by the end of June.
Please plan on bringing some of your products to share and discuss.
We will reserve a block of rooms at a nearby hotel and
camping spots will be available at the farm.
If you want to get updates for this event please send an email to;
Barbara Meyer zu Altenschildesche
Location of meeting: