Gloucestershire Old Spots Hog Carcass Yield

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2011: $151,215.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2015
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alison Martin
The Livestock Conservancy
Carcass yield is shown for heritage Gloucestershire Old Spots hogs raised on pasture. Photos of the cuts from American style and Charcuterie style processing amply illustrate how to use the meat and lard providing much needed information for farmers cons
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This product is associated with the project "Saving Endangered Hog Breeds"
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