There are many popular pig breeds for many different reasons and each breed has a very distinct taste with distinct characteristics.

Some pigs are not for beginners and are a little more unruly, some will dig up your entire garden and some are just a little too large for your garden.

More modern breeds tend to grow faster and the traditional breeds can be interesting and you’ll be carrying on a lineage that might be dying out.

Click on any of the breed profiles below to get a better understanding of the breed and whether it might be the one for you!

Large White



Rearing piglets isn’t easy so we put together this series of articles to get you from birth to weaning and beyond!


Gloucester Old Spot

Kune Kune

Not made your mind up about getting pigs for your garden yet? Let us take you over the pros and cons of raising your own pigs!