Mangalitsa Pig 2018-01-08T12:18:24+00:00

Project Description

Mangalitsa Pig
Origin: Hungary

Latin Name: Sus scrofa domesticus

Habitat: Capture bred on agricultural holdings

Diet: Grass, potatoes and pumpkin

Lifespan: Up to 20 years

Average Size: Weight: Up to 77 kg, Length: Up to 60 cm

Characteristics:

Mangalitsa is a Hungarian breed of domestic pig.  They are known for their thick woolly coats similar to that of a sheep.  They come in three colours, blonde, black and ginger.  Thanks to their woolly coats, the mangalitsa can live outdoors all year round and withstand inclement weather conditions.