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the pic above is of a ltller of Poland China and Duroc crossed
the red pig is a Duroc and the white ones are Yorkshire
David: How many hogs, including young ones,do you have and how many breeds are represented? Do you have a favorite breed? I always enjoy your pictures. We always had a few hogs when I was growing up. They don't rank high on my favorite animal list. One can drive cattle, sheep, and even horses where you want them to go. I can't remember ever driving a hog where I wanted him to go, we seemed to always arrive at the place to which he wanted to go. I have always heard that hogs are very intelligent animals. Based on my experience trying to drive them I would have to say that they are more intelligent than I am. At least we always went to the place they wanted to go rather than where I wanted them to go. Dan
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Which ones make the best bacon?
MD, Deep Creek Lake
"1950 Something" Farmall Cub
1977 International Cub w/FH
1978 International Cub
1948 Farmall Super A
1951 Farmall Super C w/FH
Shore do make good BQ ribs
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Dan, I have mainly Yorkshire or white hogs as they call them around here. They make the best sausage along with the Poland China I think.I like a lot of fat in my sausage. The fat back is also good on them. The Duroc has the best Bacon or midlin as we call it. I have about 18 right now. but am breeding 3 sows as we speak. I like the Duroc Poland China cross so far. I think we may get the best of both of them. And the prettiest pigs I have ever seen,but time will tell.
Oh, the way to get a hog to go where you want em is to lead em with a bucket of Dog Food, they love it. You can also but a bucket over there head and back em where you want to.
Don, that Duroc bacon it hard too beat. But the type of feed helps
Last edited by Boss Hog on Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:10 pm, edited 2 times in total.
This is the crate I made to haul the Bour hog in we borrowed for the breeding.
I had some more pics but decided it would not be in the best tast to post them
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