A Trespass of Swine

the Porkopolis blog

Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Belted

Galloway

Hampshire

You might think these two could be Lost Littermates, but sorry folks, this one’s bogus. That’s a fine example of a Hampshire boar, right, while the Belted Galloway, left, is definitely of the bovine persuasion, not “a really big pig” as some of our younger visitors have suggested.

Curiously, many registered breeders of Galloways credited the beast as the inspiration for the Oreo cookie, a claim RJR Nabisco vehemently denies.

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A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.