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Cassie Donnelly
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Hi All,
Was wondering if anyone knows the breed, or types of breeds that may have created these pigs. They have a very elongated head and snout, small body, weighing in at 40kg at 2y and 4 months. I got them for my hubby's birthday. Perfect size for our small 25 acre farm. We are in QLD, AUS.

Many thanks,
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Milo Jones
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Hello Cassie,

I wonder if they might be some variation of Wessex Saddleback ?
 
Cassie Donnelly
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Hi Milo,
Thanks for your reply. We are very unsure of their breed. The elongated head and snout, plus large head has us stumped. They are a form of mini pig - albeit a large type. I have been searching many sites, but the head and snout doesn't seem to match anything i've seen. Thanks again.

Cassie
 
John Polk
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In AUS, there are many of the Wessex Saddlebacks, and many feral hogs.
Perhaps somebody's Saddleback met Mr. Wild Boar?
The one on the left looks to me like it has a bit of the 'wild' in its head shape.

 
Renate Howard
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I've seen pictures of mulefoot hogs with faces like that. Maybe something like a mulefoot X hampshire? The mulefoot hogs are on the smaller side, too.
 
Milo Jones
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I bet they or their offspring taste good.
 
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