Hog News: Giant Pigs Size of Polar Bears Being Bred in China – Bloomberg

Hog News: Giant Pigs Size of Polar Bears Being Bred in China – Bloomberg

In a farm deep in the southern region of China lives a very big pig that’s as heavy as a polar bear.

The 500 kilogram, or 1,102 pound, animal is part of a herd that’s being bred to become giant swine. At slaughter, some of the pigs can sell for more than 10,000 yuan ($1,399), over three times higher than the average monthly disposable income in Nanning, the capital of Guangxi province where Pang Cong, the farm’s owner, lives

via Hog News: Giant Pigs Size of Polar Bears Being Bred in China – Bloomberg