It was special to visit Monika Hänni in Switzerland.
She breeds Swallow Belly's for over 19 years. In Switzerland the Mangalitsa is called Wollschwein / Wooly Pig.
Most breeders in Switzerland have the Swallow Belly's she told me.
Karins farm is in the beautiful mountains. She, her husband and the 5 kids live in a typical old Swiss Farmhouse.
She also told me that the most breeders only have 2-3 sows and the boars are shared by the breeders. So the...
Last week i visited Dominik Spitzbart again in Austria. Its always a pleasure to talk with him and hear how things are going in Austria. Also this time was very interesting and he showed me his new Reds from Hungary.
He has all the 3 colors and is the head of the Mangalitsa Herdbook from Arche Austria. The official Austrian Mangalitsa Herdbook.
We had some very interesting conversations and he also told me when bre...
Castle Herberstein in Austria where Mangalitsa history is written.
Most people visiting this romantic palace and animal park, probably have no idea of its connection to the modern day revival of the Mangalitsa pig.
Over 180,000 visitors a year walk through the doors of this registered private zoo, a paradise for young families with children, where you can see a variety of animals from all over the world in outdoor settings. Styrian hill country is...