Mangalica Sows Thrive on Pasture

Here at Csarda Haz Farms all our Mangalica sows have access to plenty of pasture. Our sows also have a high litter size. One of our sows, Kinga, has had litters of 13, 12 and 11 piglets. Kinga may be the most prolific Mangalica sow in the country. Kinga is the daughter of a prize boar named Franz from Iowa.


Pasture-raised Mangalica Sow

Pastured-raised hogs was the preferred and standard method of swine husbandry in the US up until as late as about 1970. The benefits of pasture to the animals is quite easy to see. The pigs are healthy and happy roaming around eating greens and rooting for walnuts.

George with Mangalica piglet

About Csarda Haz

Heritage agriculture and preservation of traditional methods is at the heart of Csarda Haz. Csarda Haz is a small family farm raising walnuts and Mangalica or Wooly pigs, a rare, heritage breed. Our pigs are raised using solely natural organic practices. Our Mangalica or Wooly pigs are NEVER given any antibiotics or growth hormones. The Mangalica breed stand apart fundamentally from other swine breeds due to the health benefits they can possess when raised correctly. When pastured and fed a correct amount of mono-unsaturated grain the Mangalica meat and fat has extremely high levels of bio omega 3s, as well as high levels of oleic acid.
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