Natural land management: using Mangalitsa pigs to clear overgrown pastures
At Hard Struggle Homestead, we are always looking for ways to improve our land and produce healthy, sustainable food. One method we have found to be effective is using Mangalitsa pigs to clear overgrown pastures.
Mangalitsa pigs are a heritage breed known for their foraging abilities and their ability to produce high-quality, flavorful meat. They are well-suited to clearing overgrown land and will happily eat weeds, grasses, and other vegetation. In addition to clearing the land, Mangalitsa pigs also fertilize the soil and improve its structure with their snouts and hooves.
Using pigs to clear overgrown land has several benefits. It allows you to create a more productive and fertile pasture without the use of chemicals or other harmful methods. It also provides you with a source of delicious and healthy meat. And by choosing a heritage breed like Mangalitsa pigs, you are supporting sustainable and humane farming practices.
At Hard Struggle Homestead, we have successfully used Mangalitsa pigs to clear several of our pastures. We have found them to be effective at clearing the land and improving its fertility, and we are proud to offer their delicious and nutritious meat to our customers. If you have an overgrown pasture, consider using Mangalitsa pigs to clear it and create a more sustainable and productive space.