About Mulefoot Pigs
Mulefoot pigs are a rare and hardy American
swine breed. They are typically black and on rare occasions they have white
markings. They generally reach 400 to 600 pounds (180 to 270 kg), with
males averaging 550 pounds (250 kg) and females 450 pounds (200 kg).
Mulefoot pigs thrives when raised on pastures (as
opposed to in confined feed lots) and they retained the ability to forage for
food. The sows are known as good mothers, having litters that average 5 to 6
The most distinctive feature of the American Mulefoot hog is the solid hoof which resembles that of a mule.