Pig Pickin' - An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

Jeannette Beranger - The Livestock Conservancy
Workshop Level: Beginner
Jeannette joined the ALBC team in August of 2005. She comes to the organization with over 20 years experience working with animals in the non-profit sector.

Workshop Description

Heritage pigs are hot with today's consumers and a welcome addition to small-scale sustainable farms. Learn about the wide array of breeds to choose from and how they compare with each other for personality, adaptability, dress out, and more.

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Speaker Bio

Jeannette Beranger is a program manager for The Livestock Conservancy. She came to the conservancy with more than 20 years' experience working as an animal professional in veterinary and zoological institutions. She uses the knowledge to plan and implement breed conservation programs. At home she maintains a heritage breeds farm with a focus on rare breed chickens and horses.

Visit www.livestockconservancy.org for more information.