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About Red Wattles
The Red Wattle is fast gaining a reputation with top chefs and food critics for its tasty, top quality meat. Red Wattle hogs have great marbling and outstanding flavor. Red Wattle hogs are listed with Slow Foods USA on their Ark of Taste list, which details both plants and animals that have exceptional eating qualities not found in most of today’s commercially available foods.
The Red Wattle is a large, red hog with a fleshy wattle attached to each side of the neck. The wattles have no known function. They are a single gene characteristic and usually pass to crossbred offspring. The Red Wattle comes in a variety of shades of red, some with black specks or patches, and red and black hair. Some individuals are nearly black. The head and jowl are clean and lean, the nose is slim, and ears are upright with drooping tips. The body is short coupled and the back slightly arched. Mature animals weigh 600-800 pounds, but may weigh as much as 1200 pounds and measure up to four feet high and eight feet long.