Glouchestershire Old Spots pig, aka the Orchard Pig, was raised on windfall apples. Hardy, sweet-natured hogs and outstanding foragers. Produce sweet-tasting, well-marbled, exceptionally flavorful pork, including large hams. Still being raised by the British royal family today.

Glouchestershire Old Spots pig, aka the Orchard Pig, was raised on windfall…

The Gloucestershire Old Spots pig is known for its docility, intelligence, and profligacy. Boars reach a mature weight of 600 lbs (272 kg) and sows 500 lbs (227 kg). The pigs are white with clearly defined black (not blue) spots.

The Gloucestershire Old Spots pig is known for its docility, intelligence, and profligacy. Boars reach a mature weight of 600 lbs kg) and sows 500 lbs kg). The pigs are white with clearly defined black (not blue) spots.

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English: A painting of what was said to be the largest pig ever bred in Britain, this is an example of 'Naive art'.

The Gloucestershire Old Spots (also "Gloucester, Gloucester Old Spot, Gloucestershire Old Spot"[2] or simply "Old Spots"[3]) is an English breed of pig which is predominantly white with black spots.

Gloucester Old Spot pig (boar), Not to be confused with the Empress of Blandings (a Berkshire and a sow), fictional beloved pig of Lord Emsworth, hero of a number of novels by P.

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/252236222/gloucestershire-old-spot-original

Gloucestershire Old Spot. Original acrylic painting of a pig by SteveBridgerArt on Etsy

*CRITICAL* The Gloucestershire Old Spots is a historic pig breed known for its distinctive white coat with black spots. The breed was developed in the Berkley Vale of Gloucestershire, England, during the 1800s. The Gloucestershire Old Spots pig is known for its docility, intelligence, and prolificacy. The shift to intensive pig production reduced interest in pigs that could thrive out of doors. The remaining population nearly became extinct in the 1960s. It has increased slowly since then.

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy: Gloucestershire Old Spot Pig

Gloucestershire Old Spots. How can you not want large, spotted pigs with floppy ears?

Gloucestershire Old Spots. How can you not want large, spotted pigs with floppy ears?

The Gloucestershire Old Spot is a beautiful pig with a white body covered in Dalmatian-like spots. They have a long body, with short stout legs & large ears

Raising pigs can be challenging and rewarding. Learn about the Wolfe Families adventure in pig raising in this Countryside & Small Stock Journal article.

Old Spots: The new breeding pig in town! | The Elliott Homestead (.com)

Heritage Pigs: Gloucestershire Old Spots

Heritage Pigs: breeds that are designed to do more than just produce meat! With great maternal instincts, the ability to graze pasture, calm temperaments, and more.

Gloucestershire Old Spot pig @Joan Rakowitz we need some of these for our ranch! lol

Gloucestershire Old Spot pig Rakowitz we need some of these for our ranch!

The Gloucestershire Old Spots is a historic pig breed known for its distinctive white coat with black spots. The breed was developed in the Berkley Vale of Gloucestershire, England, during the 1800s. Its exact origins are not known, though it was likely based on two breeds – the original Gloucestershire pig which was large, off-white, had wattles and was without spots, and second, the unimproved Berkshire. Both of the old breeds used to develop the Old Spots are now extinct.

Mmmmh this little piggy is going to be a tasty roast leg loin dinner one night next week thanks to Bermondsey farmers market.

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