Rooting For Real Farms Case Study 36: Curly Pigs, Fermanagh

👨‍🌾 Stephen from The Curly Pigs in County Fermanagh, N.Ireland keeps rare breed Mangalitza Breed pigs. These pigs are slow grown and don’t need any antibiotics. They are rotationally moved around a native forest where they root around foraging for food, digging up invasive plant species and regenerating the forest floor.

🗣️ “The fat stores any chemicals that are put into the animals body, so it’s a neccessity for us to go medicine free. They don’t get antibiotics, they don’t get iron boosters, it’s all a myth. Providing you give them the proper environment they don’t need the extra chemicals.”

If we don’t continue to support our local farmers & high welfare independent retailers now and into the future, we will lose them! #RootingForRealFarms

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