Tag: Kunekune Pork

How to Render Kunekune Lard

This post was written by Connor and originally appeared in his August 2016 4H blog. Yesterday, my Mom and I rendered Lard for the first time using fatback from the two KuneKune boars we had processed. Things you will need: A slow cooker 1/4 cup of water 1 piece of fatback Sharp Knife Cutting Board …

What is “Rare Breed” Pork?

  The question often comes up… what exactly is “rare breed” pork? Simply put, it’s pork from rare breeds of swine. All rare breeds are heritage breeds, but not all heritage breeds are rare! In many cases, rare breed pork is produced by breed conservators working to secure the future of the rare breeds they …

Know your Breeder: Important Information about Purchasing Registered Kunekune Pigs

Kunekune pigs are growing in popularity for good reason. They are a joy to raise, and many people are realizing their potential as meat pigs. Whether you’re a homesteader, small farmer, heritage breed conservationist, or a 4H or FFA participant- Kunekune pigs are the top choice for being smaller in size and easier to manage, …