About Red Wattle Pigs
The Red Wattle hog, or Red
Wattle pig, is an American meet pig. They are red and and have distinctive
wattles or tassels.
They typically weigh 600–800
pounds (270–360 kg). Large pigs can reach 1,200 pounds (540 kg), 4
feet (120 cm) in height and 8 feet (240 cm) in length. They normally
have 10 –15 piglets per litter. They grow fast, forage well, and are hardy,
mild-tempered and resistant to disease. They are suitable for extensive management.
Red Wattle hogs are on the threatened
list of the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC).