Red Wattle Pigs

About Red Wattle PigsAbout 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).

Red Wattle Pigs Associations

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