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Mulefoot Hog: An critically endangered American breed that is at serious risk of extinction. Listed as critical by the American Breeds Livestock Conservation. Find out how you can help by visiting mulefootpics.tripod.com

Mulefoot Hog: An critically endangered American breed that is at serious risk of extinction. Listed as critical by the American Breeds Livestock Conservation. Find out how you can help by visiting mulefootpics.tripod.com

American Guinea Hogs | Maveric Heritage Ranch Co

American Guinea Hogs | Maveric Heritage Ranch Co

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy lists 8 Heritage Turkeys – naturally delicious heirloom breeds that once teetered on the edge of extinction.

Gobble This: 8 Amazing Heritage Turkey Breeds

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy lists 8 Heritage Turkeys – naturally delicious heirloom breeds that once teetered on the edge of extinction.

Save the Mulefoot Hog by raising them for meat! They are considered "critically rare" by the Livestock Conservancy!

Save the Mulefoot Hog by raising them for meat! They are considered "critically rare" by the Livestock Conservancy!

The Large Black pig is native to Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset in southwestern England. Originally known as the Lop Eared Black, the breed was selected for large size and efficiency of production on pasture and other forages. The Large Black gained popularity rapidly during the last half of the 1800s, and it was one of the most numerous of the English pig breeds in 1900. A breed association was formed in 1898.

The Large Black pig is native to Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset in southwestern England. Originally known as the Lop Eared Black, the breed was selected for large size and efficiency of production on pasture and other forages. The Large Black gained popularity rapidly during the last half of the 1800s, and it was one of the most numerous of the English pig breeds in 1900. A breed association was formed in 1898.

Florida Cracker Cattle; One of the olden breeds of cattle in the United States and now is threatened with extinction.  Visit the ALBC today to help.

Florida Cracker Cattle; One of the olden breeds of cattle in the United States and now is threatened with extinction. Visit the ALBC today to help.

The Ossabaw pig breed is unusual and important for three reasons. Its history as an isolated island population has meant that the Ossabaw is the closest genetic representative of historic stocks brought over by the Spanish. Second, the presence of pigs on Ossabaw Island provides scientists with an exceptional opportunity to study a long-term feral population, which is well documented.

The Ossabaw pig breed is unusual and important for three reasons. Its history as an isolated island population has meant that the Ossabaw is the closest genetic representative of historic stocks brought over by the Spanish. Second, the presence of pigs on Ossabaw Island provides scientists with an exceptional opportunity to study a long-term feral population, which is well documented.

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