The Red Wattle
hog, or Red Wattle pig, is an American meet pig. They are red and and have
distinctive wattles or tassels.
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
Red Wattle hogs
are on the threatened list of the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC).