Gascon pigs are a rare breed from the
mountainous and remote regions of France, and they probably are the most ancient
breed of pig in France.
Despite endangered Gascon pigs have many
valuable characteristics. Like most old-fashioned breeds, they are prone to
becoming very fat, but they are vigorous, hardy, thrifty and tolerant of hot
climates. The sows are prolific and have a good supply of milk for their