The Pig Industry Board operates an abattoir at its Arctrus farm to supply the nation with pork at wholesale prices.
|CLASSES OF PORK
|Porkers||lean, tender and juicy dressed pigs weighing from 35 to 64.9kg
suitable for braais, braising, grilling, frying for all occasions.
|Baconers||tender and juicy, relatively lean weighing 65 to 90kg dressed
Suitable for braais, grilling, frying, processing and particularly
|General Purpose Pigs||90 to 104kg dressed weight suitable for a variety of uses as well
|Manufacturing Pigs||from 105kg dressed weight carcasses and above. Suitable for
Stewing and sausage manufacturing
|Suckling Pigs||for pig-on spit purposes for your special occasions|