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Save the Date
  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

10.00 AM

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


1.45 PM

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…


6.00 PM

Dinner & networking at the farm. No end time has been set.

Phil Wingo will be preparing another one of his great BBQs…..




 September 16


10.00 AM

Recap from Friday meeting

10.15 AM

Pasture raising methods and appropriate feed regimen for breeding & feeding pigs

11.30 AM Break

11.45 AM

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; 

Your hosts:

Peter Solberg

Barbara Meyer zu Altenschildesche

Location of meeting: 

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