Old Lard breed from 1833
The Mangalitsa Breed
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.
As there is lots of crossing been done in the recent years with the Mangalitsa to improve other leaner breeds it is important to know how to determine a cross from a pure Mangalitsa. Sadly some people sell crosses as pure of breed. here you can find more how to determine a cross from a pure one.