The most distinctive feature of the Mulefoot hog is its solid hoof, which resembles that of a mule. It was bred to have a solid hoof rather than the typical cloven hoof to eliminate the threat of foot rot, thus making it suitable for wet areas. They fatten quite easily and a mature hog weighs in at the 500-600 pound range. The Mulefoot peaked in popularity about a century ago, with breeders found in most Midwestern and some southern states. As the amount of area for foraging decreased and the practice of feeding hogs in pens increased, the breed fell out of favor. The Mulefoot is today the most rare of American swine breeds.
At Honey Creek Farm we are grass farmers specializing in grass-fed beef and pastured pork and we are gardeners specializing in garlic and leeks. We use only sustainable and natural practices to produce food that is wholesome and safe for your table and ours. (more...)
Harvest Acres is a small family farm on the eastern plains of Colorado. We produce a limited quantity of farm fresh eggs, heritage meats and raw milk through our goat herd share program.(more...)
We are a small farm that has started raising Heritage hogs. And we have chosen the Mulefoot Hog because of it being a well mannered pig as well as winning the top tasting contest held in Virginia. We have been raising them several years now. We occasionally have piglets available year round for sale. (more...)
Our farm will open as a Bed and Breakfast in September 2010. Our farm is located in beautiful Halifax County, Virginia and is within the Staunton River Historical Area and only 2 miles from the Staunton River Battlefield State Park. (more...)
Fresh Lamb, Beef, Pork, Poultry and eggs.. Call or e-mail to set up a time for a visit.(more...)
I grow my vegetables, herbs, and edible flowers naturally, no chemicals, no sprays, no growth hormones or anything else. I do not use GMO seeds. I believe in heathy foods, heathy soils and that a natural sustainable environment creates the best we can do for our foods, our animals, ourselves and our future. (more...)