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The Mangalitsa Breed
Old Lard breed from 1833
Breedstandards & Phenotype
The Mangalitsa breeds are indigenous to the former Austro/Hungarian region as well as to some parts of Serbia and Romania. Their breeding history dates back to about 200–250 years ago. They are lard-type pigs and have beautiful curly hair.
Also is their dark wel marbled meat tender and full of flavor. Their fat is healthy and rich of Omega3 and Omega 6.
Articles about the Mangalitsa breed
Alfred Brehm 1876
Pig breeding in the Hungarian History
Pallas's Great Lexicon
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